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Nuwara Eliya weather in August (Nuwara Eliya District, Sri Lanka)

Curious about the August weather in Nuwara Eliya? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

Temperatures

In August, Nuwara Eliya generally has high temperatures and high rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 20°C.

Precipitation

Nuwara Eliya in August usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 124 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 11 days.

Average sunshine

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 75 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days March typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, October and November tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Nuwara Eliya climate page with graphs.

 

Nuwara Eliya, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 20°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 38%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 124 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 11 days  
HumidityHumidity 84%  
WindspeedWindspeed 11 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 75 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Sri Lanka in August

Find out more about the weather in Sri Lanka and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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