Sunheron logoSunheron
About SunheronFAQContact
Find destination...
° C
  • About Sunheron
  • FAQ
  • Contact
  • ° C

    Sri Lanka

    Kandy climate

    Sri Lanka

    Kandy climate

    Weather charts for Kandy

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)1520253035Precipitation (mm)0330
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)1520253035Precipitation (mm)0330
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days51015205101520
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
    Humidity chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecHumidity %657075808590657075808590
    Data backed by 40 years of history

    We make the most from 40 years of historical weather data to predict the best weather conditions.

    Selection of world's favourite destinations

    Deciding on where to go for a holiday is hard sometimes. Get inspired by the most popular destinations.

    16 500 000 weather records

    We aggregate data from combining multiple weather sources to ensure accuracy of the highest order.

    Architecture in Kandy in partly cloudy weather

    Destinations with similar weather to Kandy

    Other destinations in Sri Lanka

    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 %.