January weather forecast and climate
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between min 15.8°C (60.4°F) and max 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

In Nuwara Eliya, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still moderately hot 25°C (77°F). The average low-temperature, in Nuwara Eliya, is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Humidity

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in January is 84%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is January when the rain falls for 18 days and typically collects 85mm (3.35") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Nuwara Eliya, the average sunshine is 7.1h.

UV index

January, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Nuwara Eliya. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In January, the average relative humidity in Nuwara Eliya is 84%.

What is the driest month in Nuwara Eliya?

The month with the least rainfall in Nuwara Eliya is January when the rain falls for 18 days and typically collects 85mm (3.35") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Nuwara Eliya in January?

In Nuwara Eliya, in January, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 85mm (3.35") of accumulated precipitation.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, the average sunshine in January is 7.1h.

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 January in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in January: 25°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 January: 15.8°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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.7mbar

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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.2km/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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in January: 85mm

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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.8 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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

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

Average cloud cover in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in January: 51

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 January
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in January - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

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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