Northern, Sri Lanka Weather

Current: 26.57°C/79.83°F, Wind SW at 38.09 km/h, 80% Humidity, 44% Chance of rain

Northern,  Weather
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Current conditions

Updated: None
27°C
80.6°F
°C °F

Condition: Overcast Clouds

Pressure: 1,007 hPa

Sea level: 1,007 hPa

Temperature: 26.52°C

Cloud: 100%

Humidity: 80%

Wind: WSW 10.15 km/h

Visibility: 10,000 m

Weather forecast

Fri
12 Jul
35°C
Clouds
Sat
13 Jul
31°C
Rain
Sun
14 Jul
32°C
Clouds
Mon
15 Jul
33°C
Clouds
Tue
16 Jul
33°C
Clouds
Hourly forecast today:
05:00 AM
26° / 27°
26° / 27°
Overcast Clouds
80% 36.79 km/h
06:00 AM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
81% 35.71 km/h
07:00 AM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
82% 34.74 km/h
08:00 AM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
83% 34.45 km/h
09:00 AM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Light Rain
83% 32.29 km/h
10:00 AM
27° / 27°
27° / 27°
Light Rain
79% 32.22 km/h
11:00 AM
28° / 28°
28° / 28°
Light Rain
73% 30.71 km/h
12:00 PM
29° / 29°
29° / 29°
Light Rain
68% 31.72 km/h
13:00 PM
30° / 30°
30° / 30°
Overcast Clouds
63% 32.58 km/h
14:00 PM
30° / 30°
30° / 30°
Overcast Clouds
61% 36.43 km/h
15:00 PM
30° / 30°
30° / 30°
Overcast Clouds
59% 41.11 km/h
16:00 PM
30° / 30°
30° / 30°
Overcast Clouds
61% 39.49 km/h
17:00 PM
29° / 29°
29° / 29°
Overcast Clouds
62% 35.42 km/h
18:00 PM
29° / 29°
29° / 29°
Light Rain
65% 35.06 km/h
19:00 PM
28° / 28°
28° / 28°
Overcast Clouds
69% 34.7 km/h
20:00 PM
27° / 27°
27° / 27°
Overcast Clouds
74% 34.31 km/h
21:00 PM
27° / 27°
27° / 27°
Overcast Clouds
77% 36.04 km/h
22:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Overcast Clouds
78% 37.58 km/h
23:00 PM
26° / 26°
26° / 26°
Overcast Clouds
79% 37.8 km/h

30 Day Averages and Extremes

  • Average high 30.18°C
  • Average low 27.2°C
  • Hottest day (16 August 2024) 31.02°C
  • Coldest day (06 August 2024) 26.98°C
  • Average humidity 68.97%
  • Days with precipitation 4 days
  • Highest precipitation 6.87 mm (13 July 2024)

Yesterday's Data

  • Max: 35°C
  • Min: 26°C
  • Total Precipitation: 0 mm

Temperature and possibility of rain in Northern over the next 12 hours

Temperature and possibility of rain in Northern in the coming days

Rainfall in Northern in the coming days

Northern Climate Summary

Northern features a Tropical wet and dry or savanna ('summer' dry season) (Köppen classification: As), with an average annual temperature of 28.56ºC (83.41ºF), which is about 1.1% higher than the national average for Sri Lanka. Annually, the city experiences approximately 136.03 millimeters (5.36 inches) of rainfall, spread across 145.9 rainy days, accounting for 39.97% of the year.

Longitude 8.8855027
Latitude 80.2767327
Yearly high temperature 29.88ºC (85.78ºF)
Yearly low temperature 26.24ºC (79.23ºF)
Hottest month March 30.8ºC (87.44ºF)
Coldest month December 24.89ºC (76.8ºF)
Yearly precip 136.03mm (5.36in)
Days with rainfall 145.9 days (39.97%)
Driest month March (74.35%)
Wettest month November (78.33%)

Weather averages by month

Month High / Low (°C) Rain
January 28.38° / 24.04° 7.82 days
February 29.46° / 24.18° 7.27 days
March 30.8° / 25.15° 7.45 days
April 31.42° / 27.14° 11.91 days
May 31.2° / 28.17° 9.73 days
June 30.4° / 27.89° 8.36 days
July 30.0° / 27.15° 8.0 days
August 29.75° / 26.87° 10.09 days
September 29.83° / 26.93° 12.09 days
October 29.84° / 26.7° 22.64 days
November 29.09° / 25.76° 22.09 days
December 28.35° / 24.89° 18.45 days

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the hottest month in Northern?

March has the highest average monthly temperature (daily mean of 30.8ºC) and December are the coolest (daily mean of 24.89ºC).

2. What should I wear in Northern today?

For today's very hot weather in Northern, with the high temperatures above 35ºC (95.0ºF), consider wearing:
- Light, natural fabrics (like cotton or linen)
- High SPF sunscreen for outdoor activities
- Airy sandals or flip-flops
- Ultra-thin, breathable socks

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Temperature

Day
35°C
Night
27°C
Morning
26°C
Afternoon
31°C

Air quality

Good

Satisfactory air quality, minimal pollution, low risk

  • CO 205.28
  • NH3 0.07
  • NO 0
  • NO2 0.35
  • O3 37.19
  • PM10 2.89
  • PM25 1.42
  • SO2 0.31

Sunrise / Sunset

07:27 AM
20:02 PM