Average Weather during May in Kandy (Kandy District), Sri Lanka

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Kandy in May is 12.0°C (53.6°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 178mm (7.0in). Be prepared May is also the hottest month. This month generally has very pleasant temperatures. The average maximum temperature lies around 21.0°C (69.8°F). You will see the sun occasionally during this month, it has 102 hours of sun.

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Kandy should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very nice and warm.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 12 °C
Max Temperature 21 °C
Chance of Rain 57%
Precipitation 178mm
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 102

What To Do

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

Swimming
6/10
Camping
6/10

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