Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka: Best time to go and average weather

Find the best time to go to Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka from average weather conditions below.

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When is the best time to go to Nuwara Eliya?

When is the best time to go to Nuwara Eliya? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months in Nuwara Eliya are January, February, March, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months are May, October and November

For full information about the climate and weather in Nuwara Eliya a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

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tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in january
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in february
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in march
very bad weather Nuwara Eliya in april
very bad weather Nuwara Eliya in may
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in june
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in july
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in august
tolerable weather Nuwara Eliya in september
very bad weather Nuwara Eliya in october
very bad weather Nuwara Eliya in november
very bad weather Nuwara Eliya in december

Weather and climate in Nuwara Eliya

  • Between the months of january and february the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 32°C and you can expect to have 359mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of march the climate is unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 27°C°C and it rains about 446mm each month.
  • Between april and may the climate is very unfavorable. It is for example 26°C as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 783mm each month.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 26°C°C and you can expect to have 520mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between october and december the climate is very unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 30°C and it rains about 85% of the time in december.

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Chart: temperature and rainfall in Nuwara Eliya

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Nuwara Eliya: minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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