The best times to visit Wellawaya for ideal weather are

June 11th to September 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Wellawaya Travel Info

Weather in Wellawaya


Average temperatures in Wellawaya vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Wellawaya, the hottest months are June, May, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May where highs are regularly around 81.8°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.7°F (18.2°C) at night.

Wellawaya Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Wellawaya Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Wellawaya Perceived Temperature (F)


Wellawaya Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Wellawaya Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 72.8 66.3 58.7
Feb 75.3 68.3 58.9
Mar 78.1 70.5 59.8
Apr 78.9 71.4 62.3
May 80.7 73.2 64
Jun 79.6 73.3 64.6
Jul 79.3 73 64.4
Aug 79.5 72.8 63.7
Sep 79.2 72.2 63.6
Oct 77.2 70.5 62.2
Nov 74.8 68.8 61.6
Dec 72.6 67.4 61.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.7 19.1 14.8
Feb 24.1 20.2 14.9
Mar 25.6 21.4 15.4
Apr 26.1 21.9 16.8
May 27.1 22.9 17.8
Jun 26.4 22.9 18.1
Jul 26.3 22.8 18
Aug 26.4 22.7 17.6
Sep 26.2 22.3 17.6
Oct 25.1 21.4 16.8
Nov 23.8 20.4 16.4
Dec 22.6 19.7 16.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Wellawaya are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Wellawaya? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Wellawaya.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Wellawaya (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 0 5.2
Feb 22% 0 5
Mar 23% 0 4.6
Apr 37% 0 8.1
May 27% 0 5.4
Jun 14% 0 2.5
Jul 10% 0 1.9
Aug 10% 0 1.6
Sep 23% 0 4
Oct 51% 0 11.3
Nov 52% 0 9.8
Dec 44% 0 9.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 0 13.2
Feb 22 0 12.7
Mar 23 0 11.7
Apr 37 0 20.6
May 27 0 13.7
Jun 14 0 6.4
Jul 10 0 4.8
Aug 10 0 4.1
Sep 23 0 10.2
Oct 51 0 28.7
Nov 52 0 24.9
Dec 44 0 24.4


Humidity and Wind

Wellawaya has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (82.1%).

Wind in Wellawaya is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 6.3 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Wellawaya.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Feb 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Apr 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
May 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 10.4 Light breeze
Aug 4.7 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.9 Barely noticeable 7 Light breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Nov 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Dec 2.3 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.2%
Feb 71.3%
Mar 65.2%
Apr 73.7%
May 68.6%
Jun 59%
Jul 56.6%
Aug 58.6%
Sep 62.7%
Oct 73%
Nov 79.6%
Dec 82.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Wellawaya?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Sri Lanka; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 25, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Wellawaya, Sri Lanka is December, followed by October and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Wellawaya in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 51.7 in June means 51.7% of the tourists vs. December.



Overall Wellawaya Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 77.2°F (25.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Wellawaya, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.4°F (26.3°C) and 73.5°F (23.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 16 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Wellawaya to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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