December weather forecast and climate
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between max 24.3°C (75.7°F) and min 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F).

Humidity

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in December is 88%.

Rainfall

In Nuwara Eliya, in December, it is raining for 25.4 days, with typically 228mm (8.98") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 297.4 rainfall days, and 2784mm (109.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Nuwara Eliya is December, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Nuwara Eliya?

December is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Nuwara Eliya?

The average relative humidity in December in Nuwara Eliya is 88%.

How much does it rain in Nuwara Eliya in December?

In December, the rain falls for 25.4 days. Throughout December, 228mm (8.98") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

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

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nuwara Eliya?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Nuwara Eliya, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

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

In December, the average sunshine is 4.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Nuwara Eliya?

Months with the lowest UV index in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, are January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

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

In Nuwara Eliya, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in December: 24.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (27.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (24.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 17°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (19.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.3°C).

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Average pressure in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in December: 1010.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1008.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in December: 5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (9.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (3.3km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in December: 88%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (80%).

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Average rainfall in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in December: 228mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (656mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (85mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in December: 25.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (29.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (16.3 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in December: 4.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (11 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (0.8 days).

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Average UV index in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in December: 5

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in December: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 63).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 42).

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Average visibility in December
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in December - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in December: 6km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are November and December (6km).

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