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

October weather forecast and climate
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

October, the same as September, is another comfortable autumn month in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between max 19.8°C (67.6°F) and min 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Temperature

In Nuwara Eliya, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still enjoyable 19.8°C (67.6°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 11.9°C (53.4°F).

Humidity

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in October is 83%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Nuwara Eliya. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 226.8mm (8.9") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Nuwara Eliya is 12h.

Sunshine

June through October, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Nuwara Eliya.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In October, 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 October in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, in October, the average high-temperature is 19.8°C (67.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.9°C (53.4°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Nuwara Eliya?

In Nuwara Eliya, the average relative humidity in October is 83%.

How much does it rain in Nuwara Eliya in October?

In Nuwara Eliya, during October, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 226.8mm (8.9") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Nuwara Eliya?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 226.8mm (8.9") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in October in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is 12h.

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

Months with the least sunshine are June through October, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

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

The average sunshine in October is 4h.

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.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 19.8°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 October: 11.9°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 October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in October: 83%

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

Average rainfall in October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 226.8mm

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 October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 18 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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 October: 4h

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 October - Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in October: 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).