The best time to visit Ella Sri Lanka
The average temperature in Ella rarely changes and, given the humidity levels, it is usually warm for at least 6 months of the year. The hottest months are June-August. The best time to visit Ella is between January and March, which will allow you to enjoy the outdoors with rare chances of rain and hike. Monsoons usually occur in this part of the country from July to November, while the rest of the year Ella has relatively pleasant weather.
Overall Ella Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.7°F (30.4°C) and 81.2°F (27.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 13 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ella, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 78.2°F (25.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains a good amount: 6 to 16 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Ella to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.2°F (27.3°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C). On average, it rains a great amount: 8 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.