December weather forecast and climate
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

December, the first month of the winter, in Nuwara Eliya, is still a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 11°C (51.8°F) and 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Temperature

The average high-temperature, is 19.4°C (66.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

Humidity

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in December is 85%.

Rainfall

In Nuwara Eliya, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 196mm (7.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Nuwara Eliya, there are 163 rainfall days, and 1905.2mm (75") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nuwara Eliya is 5h.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In December, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Nuwara Eliya?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Nuwara Eliya, is 19.4°C (66.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in December is 85%.

How much does it rain in Nuwara Eliya in December?

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, in December, during 15 rainfall days, 196mm (7.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Nuwara Eliya?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Nuwara Eliya?

In December, the average length of the day in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuwara Eliya have in December?

In Nuwara Eliya, the average sunshine in December is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nuwara Eliya?

With an average maximum UV index of 11, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Nuwara Eliya.

What is the UV index reading in December in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in December: 19.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (22.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (18.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 11°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (13.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9.4°C).

Average humidity in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in December: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (65%).

Average rainfall in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in December: 196mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (226.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (71.5mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (7 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in December: 11.7h

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

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in December: 11

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

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