Nuwara Eliya
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

January in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is an agreeable winter month, with average temperature varying between 9.4°C (48.9°F) and 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In Nuwara Eliya, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - an agreeable 20°C (68°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 9.4°C (48.9°F).

Humidity

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Nuwara Eliya, in January, during 8 rainfall days, 100.6mm (4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Nuwara Eliya, there are 163 rainfall days, and 1905.2mm (75") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, in January, the average high-temperature is 20°C (68°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.4°C (48.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, the average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, in January, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 100.6mm (4") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

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

The average sunshine in January in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Nuwara Eliya?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in January: 20°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 January: 9.4°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 January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

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

Average rainfall in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in January: 100.6mm

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 January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

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 January: 6h

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

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).