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    Sri Lanka

    Kandy weather in January

    Sri Lanka

    Kandy weather in January


    28 °C


    19 °C


    27 °C


    189 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month


    12 hours



    7 hours



    75 %

    Weather charts for Kandy

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTemperature (° C)1520253035Precipitation (mm)0330
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    Weather overview

    In Kandy in January, the average air temperature ranges from 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) during the day to 19.0 °C (66.2 °F) at night. There are 8 days of rain on average, where the rainfall is 189 mm (7.46 in).

    Are there good conditions to visit in January in Kandy?

    January is the best month to visit Kandy. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 27.5 °C (81.5 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 19.0 °C (66.2 °F). You can expect just 8 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary.

    What is the sea temperature in January in Kandy?

    The sea will reach 27.5 °C (81.5 °F) in Kandy in January. Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Kandy in January?

    In January in Kandy, the average daily temperatures will be 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Kandy in January?

    In Kandy in January, we can expect 8 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.8 days of the week, or in general - 26 % days.

    What is the air temperature in Kandy in January at night?

    The average night temperature in January in Kandy is 19.0 °C (66.2 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    Is January part of the dry season in Kandy?

    Yes, there is a dry season in Kandy in January with just 8 days during the month being rainy.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Kandy in January?

    In Kandy in January, you can expect around 7 hours of sunshine.

    How long is the day (from dawn till dusk) in Kandy in January?

    The length of daylight in Kandy in January is 12 hours.

    Is it hot in January in Kandy?

    In Kandy in January, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What level of humidity is to expect in Kandy in January?

    Humidity in Kandy in January is 75 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    Is the weather in Kandy warmer in January than in February?

    No, in January in Kandy the temperature is not higher than in February.

    Is Kandy rainier in January than in February?

    Yes, in Kandy in January it rains more than in February.