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    Sri Lanka

    Kandy climate

    Sri Lanka

    Kandy climate

    Weather charts for Kandy

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    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Climate overview and FAQs

    Climate overview

    Kandy (Sri Lanka) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 28.1 °C (82.6 °F) in December to 32.1 °C (89.8 °F) in March. Temperatures during the night go from 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) in February to 21.6 °C (70.9 °F) in June. The least rainy month in Kandy is February with its 7 days of rain, the rainiest month is October, when it rains 18 days.

    When is the best time to go to Kandy?

    The best months to visit Kandy are January - March. During this period, temperatures are between 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) - 32.1 °C (89.8 °F), night temperatures are between 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) - 20.1 °C (68.2 °F), rainfall averages 8 days per month, and 7.3 hours of sunlight on average.

    When is the wet season in Kandy?

    The wet season in Kandy falls in the months of October - November. During this period it rains on average 18 days per month and approximately 298 mm (11.73 in) of rain falls per month.

    Is Kandy a year-round destination?

    Yes, Kandy is a year-round destination, the temperatures don't fall below 28.1 °C (82.6 °F) and the sea temperature below 27.5 °C (81.5 °F).

    What months is the dry season in Kandy?

    The time, when it's dry in Kandy is between January - March. In this period it is raining on average 8 days and approximately 137 mm (5.41 in) precipitation falls per month, which are values below average.

    What sea temperatures can I expect in Kandy?

    Kandy has sea temperatures in the range of 27.5 °C (81.5 °F) - 29.6 °C (85.4 °F) throughout the year.

    What temperatures can I expect in Kandy?

    In Kandy, temperatures between 28.1 °C (82.6 °F) and 32.1 °C (89.8 °F) can be expected during the year.

    What are the night temperatures in Kandy?

    In Kandy, night temperatures between 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) and 21.6 °C (70.9 °F) can be expected during the year.

    Which month is the sunniest in Kandy?

    The period, which is the sunniest in Kandy, is in the months of January - April, when there is an average of 7.3 sun hours per day.

    What is the humidity in Kandy?

    Generally, Kandy belongs to destinations with higher humidity. It ranges from 71 % to 81 %. The most humid months are September - December and the least humid are January - March.

    Is it windy in Kandy?

    Kandy is a destination with rather light or moderate winds.

    What is the least cloudy season in Kandy?

    The least cloudy months in Kandy are February - April, when the cloud cover is on average only 37 %.