Kandy weather in February (Kandy District, Sri Lanka)

How is the weather in Kandy in February? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Kandy the weather in February is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 29°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 19°C.

Kandy in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 99 mm (show in inches) for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Rain is expected on roughly 5 days.

The city usually sees around 162 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, February is a prime time to visit Kandy. February typically offers the best circumstances. While April, October and November tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Kandy, monthly averages in February

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 19.2°C  
Max Temperature 28.6°C  
Chance of Rain 17%  
Precipitation 99 mm  
Rainy days 5 days  
Humidity 67% *  
Windspeed 7 km/h *  
Sunshine 162 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka (20 KM, 12 Miles).

Where to go in Sri Lanka in February

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

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Kandy in February?

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 in February.

Outdoor sports

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