Climate in Central Sri Lanka

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result 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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Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Central Sri Lanka
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 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 rainy days, October offers the most number of rainy days, and in February the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Central Sri Lanka
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 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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