Weather in Nuwara Eliya in may 2023

The weather in Nuwara Eliya in may comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics for the whole month, but also by clicking on the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

very bad weather UV index: 6

Weather at 6am
76°F

Moderate rain at times

26%

Partly Cloudy

25%

Heavy rain

8%

Weather at 12pm
81°F

Moderate rain at times

35%

Clear/Sunny

5%

Partly Cloudy

3%

Weather at 6pm
72°F

Heavy rain

21%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Partly Cloudy

10%

Weather at 3am
68°F

Fog

37%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

17%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Nuwara Eliya in may

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Nuwara Eliya in may.


The climate of Nuwara Eliya in may is very bad

The climate in may in Nuwara Eliya is wet (with 22.3in of precipitation over 24 days). It should be noted an improvement from the previous month since in april it receives an average of 21.8in of rainfall over 21 days.

The climate quite enjoyable around this city this month. The thermometer averaged maximum of 83°F. The minimum is 74°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of may in Nuwara Eliya is 79°F. These temperatures are far removed from those records observed in Nuwara Eliya in may with a maximum record of 88°F in 2009 and a minimum record of 59°F in 2021. You can plan to have about 4 days with temperatures above 86°F, or 13 of time.

On this month of may, day length in Nuwara Eliya is generally 12:26. Sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset is at 18:16.



May: another location in Sri Lanka?

If you want to go to Sri Lanka in may, there are destinations with better weather than Nuwara Eliya:

In may, Jaffna, Mirissa, Tangalle, Akkaraipattu, Anuradhapura and Arisimale Beach have good weather.

Finally, Chilaw, Kandy, Negombo, Gampola and Kuliyapitiya have a tolerable climate, but better than Nuwara Eliya.

more information about Sri Lanka's weather in may



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Nuwara Eliya in may

Check below seasonal norms These datas are compiled from the weather statements of the past years of the month of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 79°F
Highest temperature 83°F
Lowest temperature 74°F
Highest record temperature 88°F
(2009)
Lowest record temperature 59°F
(2021)
Number of days at +86°F 4 day(s)
(13%)
Number of days at +65°F 31 day(s)
(100%)
Wind
Wind speed 9km/h
Wind temperature 74°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 22.3in
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(77%)
Record daily rainfall 7in
(2016)
Other climate data
Humidity 87%
Visibility 7.59km
Cloud cover 47%
UV index 6
Daily sunshine hours 12
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 05:50
Time of sunset 18:16
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Nuwara Eliya in may 2022:

01-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 90°F
02-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 85°F
03-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
61°F to 88°F
04-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
61°F to 86°F
05-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
63°F to 88°F
06-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 86°F
07-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
63°F to 86°F
08-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
59°F to 76°F
09-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
65°F to 85°F
10-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
65°F to 81°F
11-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
59°F to 81°F
12-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
58°F to 74°F
13-05-2022
Light rain shower
59°F to 79°F
14-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
67°F to 76°F
15-05-2022
Moderate rain
59°F to 63°F
16-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
59°F to 72°F
17-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
65°F to 76°F
18-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
61°F to 70°F
19-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
65°F to 70°F
20-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
59°F to 76°F
21-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
65°F to 83°F
22-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
67°F to 81°F
23-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
58°F to 76°F
24-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
61°F to 83°F
25-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
63°F to 83°F
26-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
58°F to 76°F
27-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
63°F to 88°F
28-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
65°F to 81°F
29-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
63°F to 72°F
30-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
65°F to 83°F
31-05-2022
Patchy light drizzle
67°F to 72°F

Map: other cities in Sri Lanka in may

Cities near Nuwara Eliya:

Horton Plains National Park in mayvery bad weather
Hatton in mayvery bad weather
Haputale in mayvery bad weather
Ella in mayvery bad weather
Gampola in maytolerable weather
Adam’s peak in mayvery bad weather
Kandy in maytolerable weather
Matale in maygood weather
Udawalawe National Park in mayvery bad weather
Sinharaja in mayvery bad weather
Kurunegala in maygood weather
Neluwa in mayvery bad weather
Sri Lanka in may: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in may.

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Weather data for Nuwara Eliya in may:

Weather data for Nuwara Eliya for may are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Nuwara Eliya. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Nuwara Eliya can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Nuwara Eliya.


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