25 MayLocal Time: 02:54 IST UK Time: 22:24 BST
- Sunrise 05:49
- Sunset 18:19
- Moonrise 18:39
- Moonset 05:44
|Temp feels like:||26°c (78.8°f)|
|Length of Day:||11h 43m|
|Dew Point:||25 °c (77°f)|
|Pressure:||29.83 " (1010 hpa)|
Average for May: 16.5°c (62°f)
Sun 26 May31°C (88°F)Night 22°C (72°F)
Mon 27 May31°C (88°F)Night 21°C (70°F)
Tue 28 May31°C (88°F)Night 22°C (72°F)
Wed 29 May30°C (86°F)Night 22°C (72°F)
Weather Overview for Mawanella
Mawanella is a rather large town located just east of central Sri Lanka. It is officially a part of the Kagalle district in the Sabaragamuwa Divisional Secretariat. The town enjoys a locale just north of the public market. Most of 111,000 people that populate Mawanella make their living through agriculture. Tourists enjoy the picturesque pottery shops and the local handicrafts. In addition the town is in very close proximity to the two week long Relic of the Sacred Tooth ceremony. The ceremony is ten days long and takes place well before the Monsoon season begins. The weather is mild to warm throughout the year. However, due to the Maha Monsoon season October to January, check the latest forecast when making your travel/holiday plans.
Mawanella is also situated in a tropical region. There isn’t a dry season. Rain is a constant. The climate averages 19.3C during the year peaking at 22C with a low of 18C. The district’s average rainfall is 122mm with a peak of 192mm in late fall and a low of 60mm just before the coming of spring. The rains of this region rise and fall but the temperature remains warm and comfortable year round.
Due to its elevation, summer in Mawanella is normally mild and a bit wet. June averages 18C during the day with a slight low temperature swing in the evening. Mawanella averages 12C during the night. Days in Mawanella can peak as high as 29C but rarely drop below the stated 12C. On average it rains eight days while distributing 153 mm of rainfall through the month of June.
July’s weather is very similar to June. There is a slight drop in the average temperature to 17.6C. The average low temperature drops to 11C. One can expect a surge in temperature to 26C during the hottest days with the humidity rated as moderate. July has 6 hours of sunshine over 12 hours of daytime with slightly higher precipitation. On average Mawanella spreads156mm of rain over nine days.
August has a mean temperature of 26C with a high of 29C and a low of 12C. The tropic rains continue to fall, spreading 129mm of rain over eleven days. The amount of sunshine is the same as the previous month with 6 hours of sunshine in 12 hours of daylight. The humidity remains moderate. The UV index for August is considered high at 11.
September eases into autumn with very similar weather statistics. The average high temperature is 18.9C and the average low temperature is 11.2C. The amount of rain increases to 200mm over eleven days. Sunshine remains at 6 hours of sunshine during 12 hours of daylight.
October brings more rain with slightly higher temperatures. Due to the arrival of the Maha Monsoon season, rain dominates for fourteen days of the month spreading 250mm of precipitation over the tropical region. The daytime temperature averages 18.9C throughout the month with heat reaching as high as 32.9C. The night averages 11.2C with a maximum low of 5.5C. The humidity level remains moderate and comfortable. The UV index remains at 11.
November brings even more rain. The height of the Monsoon season delivers 290mm of rain spread over fourteen days. If you decide to travel to Mawanella during the Monsoon season, check ahead for the latest weather and up to date forecasts. Despite added rain, the average high temperature varies only slightly to18.5C. The average low temperature stays at 11.2C. The daytime temperature may peak up to 30C and the night-time temperature can drop as low as 0C.
December in Mawanella brings about the same even temperatures but less rain. The average high temperature is 18.6C. The average low temperature is 10.7C. Expect highs of 28C during the day. At night the temperature can drop as low as 1C. The amount of rainfall drops considerably to 160mm over ten days. The humidity index remains moderate while maintaining the high UV rating of 11.
January is the end of the Monsoon season and brings even less rain. 96mm of rain spread over five days. The days are slightly warmer averaging 18.9C during the day and 9.2C at night. The peak temperature could reach as high as 29.9C while the nocturnal temperature could go as low as -0.5C. The days begin to lengthen with 7 hours of sunshine during 12 hours of daylight. Humidity drops from moderate to low though the UV index remains at a tropical high of 11.
February brings the end of winter and the temperature still varying slightly upward. It only rains four days on average with a rainfall of 70mm. The average high temperature is 20.4C while the average low temperature is 9.1C. You can expect a peak of 38C during the day and a night-time low of 0C. The sunshine increases so you’ll enjoy 8 hours of sunshine during 12 hours of daytime. The humidity index raises back to moderate. The UV index remains at 11.
March ushers spring into Mawanella with 69mm of precipitation over six days. The average high temperature rises to 20.6C while the average low rises to 9.5C. The maximum temperature peaks at 32.3C while the lowest night temperature expected is 2C. The humidity is rated as comfortably moderate while the UV index stays at 11.
April brings increases in temperature across the board. The average high for April is 21.8C while the average low temperature rises to 10.8C. The high temperature maxes out at 33C while the lowest night temperature is 7.8C. In addition to the higher temperatures, the rains increase as well. Expect 170mm of rain over eleven days. You will also see a slight decrease in sunshine. 7 hours of sunshine over 12 hours of daylight. The humidity rises from moderate to high.
The month of May will continue the trend of even weather. The average temperature during the days drops slightly to 20.6C while the average low temperature rises slightly to 11.8C. Despite maximum high temperatures of 31C and a minimum low of 8C at night, the temperature varies only slightly over the course of the year. The warm year round temperatures, the many resorts and wonderful shops makes Mawanella town a wonderful getaway almost any time of the year. Just make sure to check the latest weather report to avoid those rainy days.