Kandy
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kandy, Sri Lanka

January, like December, in Kandy, Sri Lanka, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low of 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

January, July, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Kandy, in January, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 79mm (3.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Kandy, during the entire year, the rain falls for 146 days and collects up to 1840mm (72.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Kandy is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Kandy is 7h.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What are the coldest months in Kandy?

January, July, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are the coldest months in Kandy.

What is the temperature in January in Kandy?

In Kandy, Sri Lanka, in January, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Kandy?

In Kandy, in January, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 79mm (3.1") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Kandy have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Kandy is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kandy have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Kandy is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Kandy?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kandy.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kandy?

In Kandy, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, July, November and December (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May, June and July (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (18°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in January: 79mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (296mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (71mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in January - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).