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Kurunegala Climate & Temperature

  • Kurunegala, Sri Lanka is at 7°28'N, 80°21'E, 116 m (381 ft). See map.
  • Kurunegala has a tropical wet climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Af) with no dry or cold season as it is constantly moist (year-round rainfall).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kurunegala is situated in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 27.3 degrees Celsius (81.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.9 °C (5.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Kurunegala Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2095 mm (82.5 inches) which is equivalent to 2095 Litres/m² (51.39 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kurunegala you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands.

Kurunegala Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (87) 33 (92) 35 (94) 34 (92) 32 (90) 31 (88) 31 (87) 31 (88) 32 (89) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 32 (89)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 26 (78) 27 (81) 28 (83) 29 (83) 28 (83) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (81) 28 (82) 27 (81) 27 (80) 26 (79) 27 (81)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (69) 21 (70) 22 (72) 24 (74) 24 (76) 24 (76) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (74) 23 (73) 22 (72) 22 (71) 23 (73)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 62 (2) 92 (4) 138 (5) 262 (10) 194 (8) 156 (6) 114 (4) 93 (4) 159 (6) 359 (14) 327 (13) 139 (5) 2095 (82)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 44' 11h 52' 12h 04' 12h 16' 12h 27' 12h 32' 12h 30' 12h 21' 12h 09' 11h 56' 11h 46' 11h 41' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 62.5 71.7 82.5 85.6 77.3 74 76.9 85.3 83 71.5 62.4 59.1 74.4

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