Climate in Central Sri Lanka

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come from the collected data of the official weather station in Central Sri Lanka in a height of 116m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 17 rain days, October offers the most rain days, while February has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.7 mm, the least amount of rain falls in February. October, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Central Sri Lanka

Most important cities in the region »Central Sri Lanka«

The region has a west-east extension of about 20 km and over 110 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Kandy109,3437° 17' 44"N80° 38' 8"E
Dambulla66,7167° 51' 36"N80° 39' 6"E
Nuwara Eliya25,7756° 58' 15"N80° 46' 58"E
Gampola24,7307° 9' 51"N80° 34' 11"E
Hatton15,0736° 53' 30"N80° 35' 44"E
Talawakele3,5456° 56' 14"N80° 39' 29"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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