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Kandy Weather

Kandy is one of main tourist destination and It is very important to know about Kandy Weather before you visit. Kandy is situated in the thickly forested and steep interiors of the island. The city is situated in the middle of different mountain extents, including the Knuckles and the Hanthana Mountain Reach, giving the city a height of 500 meters above sea level. It lies south of the Udawatta Kele Sanctuary and adjacent the Kandy Lake. As Kandy is situated at a far lower height than the ‘Tea Country’, it is supposed to have higher temperatures and lower precipitation than in the hills toward the south. Its climate is tropical rain forest.

With Kandy situated in the center point of the island and in a high rise, the city, Kandy Weather has a generally wetter and cooler temperatures than that of the tropical climate compared to the other parts of the nation, particularly the beach front districts. The city has its dry season from December to April. From May to July and December to January the district encounters its rainy season, amid this time, the Kandy weather is unpleasant and insecure. The island being in the northern side of the equator Kandy temperature coldest month in January and its most blazing in July.

If you are setting out to the Central Highlights, you will be surprised by the drop in temperature because of the high mountains – make a point to pack your warm garments when going to Kandy, are continually encountering a mixed climate.

Kandy encounters cooler and moderately wetter weather than the tropical climate of Sri Lanka. The coldest month of the year is January while the most heat is in July, and the humidity is by and large somewhere around 70% and 79%. Kandy has two particular seasons: the monsoon and the dry season.

Kandy Weather – Seasons

Kandy Weather

Rainy Seasons in Kandy

The rainy season starts from May to August with temperatures going from 25°C to 29°C. The weather is harsh and unusual amid this season, and precipitation is at its most elevated.


The inter monsoonal period is from September through November, amid which there is light rain and high humidity. The temperatures range from 24°C to 29°C.

Dry Season in Kandy

Kandy’s dry season starts from December until April and the temperatures stay somewhere around 22°C and 30°C. Amid this period, the climate is extremely hot and warm as precipitation is rare and low.

Kandy Weather – Monthly

Kandy Weather – January

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 32°C, that is around 89°F. During the evening, the least temperature falls around 22°C, that is 72°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in January has been 37°C, that is 99°F, with the least recorded temperature 15°C, around 59°F.


The normal day by day humidity is around 74%

Kandy Weather -February

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 31°C, that is around 88°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 21°C, that is 69°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in February has been 39°C, that is 103°F, with the least recorded temperature 11°C, around 53°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 73%.

Kandy Weather -March

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 33°C, that is around 91°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 24°C, that is 75°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in March has been 38°C, that is 101°F, with the least recorded temperature 8°C, around 46°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 76%.

Kandy Weather -April

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 31°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 25°C, that is 77°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in April has been 38°C, that is 100°F, with the least recorded temperature 22°C, around 71°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 81%.

Kandy Weather -May

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 32°C, that is around 89°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 26°C, that is 79°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in May has been 37°C, that is 99°F, with the least recorded temperature 20°C, around 68°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 82%.

Kandy Weather -June

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 29°C, that is around 85°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 26°C, that is 79°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in June has been 39°C, that is 103°F, with the least recorded temperature 20°C, around 68°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 82%.

Kandy Weather -July

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 30°C, that is around 86°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 26°C, that is 78°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in July has been 33°C, that is 91°F, with the least recorded temperature 12°C, around 53°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 82%.

Kandy Weather -August

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 30°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 26°C, that is 78°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in August has been 36°C, that is 97°F, with the least recorded temperature 20°C, around 68°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 81%.

Kandy Weather -September

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 31°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 25°C, that is 77°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in September has been 40°C, that is 103°F, with the least recorded temperature 20°C, around 68°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 81%.

Kandy Weather -October

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 30°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 24°C, that is 76°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in October has been 38°C, that is 101°F, with the least recorded temperature 22°C, around 71°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 84%.

Kandy Weather -November

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 31°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 24°C, that is 75°F.

Lately, the highest temperature recorded in November has been 39°C, that is 102°F, with the least recorded temperature 8°C, around 46°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 83%.

Kandy Weather -December

Daytime temperatures will by and large achieve highs of around 31°C, that is around 87°F. During the evening, least temperature falls around 21°C, that is 70°F.


Lately, the highest temperature recorded in December has been 35°C, that is 95°F, with the least recorded temperature 18°C, around 64°F.


The normal day by day relative humidity is around 78%.

Sri Lanka weather forecast is not always correct when it come to Kandy weather !

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