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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Nuwara Eliya in August is 12.7°C (54.86°F). The amount of rain in August is high with an average of 160mm (6.3in). It rains on average a total of 16 days. You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 18.8°C (65.84°F). You will hardly see any sun with 75 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Nuwara Eliya should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 54 °F
Max Temperature 65 °F
Chance of Rain 53%
Precipitation 6 in
Rainy Days 16
Sunshine Hours 75

Where to stay in Nuwara Eliya

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What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Camping
6/10

Weather Forecasts for Nuwara Eliya (Nuwara Eliya District)

MON May 23
87°F | 69°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE May 24
86°F | 68°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

WED May 25
87°F | 67°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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