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

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in December. The average maximum daytime temperature in Nuwara Eliya in December lies at 19.3°C (66.74°F). The average minimum temperature is 11.0°C (51.8°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

December is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 194mm (7.6in). It rains an average of 15 days of the month. The sun will occasionally show itself with 143 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Nuwara Eliya should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat 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 December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 11 °C
Max Temperature 19 °C
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 194mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 143

 

Where to stay in Nuwara Eliya

Where to go in Sri Lanka in December

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Camping
6/10

Weather Forecasts for Nuwara Eliya (Nuwara Eliya District)

SAT   Jan 28
29°C | 18°C
ENE 7 kmph
0.7 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Jan 29
30°C | 16°C
ENE 8 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

MON   Jan 30
29°C | 17°C
ENE 8 kmph
8.6 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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