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Ella Weather And Best Time To Visit Ella

Planning A Trip To Ella? Here's a snapshot of Ella weather and the best time to visit Ella

Ella may be a small place, but it has a variety of activities to keep you engaged and happily high! After a fresh hike early morning, you can hit a waterfall and grab some delectable Sri Lankan snacks with a beer, laze around or walk your way around the architectural marvels of the village town. A perfect place to unwind from the chaos of your routine life, Ella will make for some fond memories and scores of gorgeous pictures to last you a lifetime.


The average temperature in Ella varies rarely and considering the humidity levels, the temperature’s usually warm for at least 6 months in 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 nature interactions with occasional chances of rainfalls and enjoy hiking. Monsoons strike this part of the country usually between July-November, while the rest of the year in Ella sees relatively pleasant weather.

Spring (March-May)

Spring (March-May):  Ella Weather And Best Time To Visit Ella
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The combined levels of temperature and humidity make the months of March through May warm with the maximum temperatures ranging between 30°C-27°C. Rains are a common occurrence during this period with about a week to 13 days in a month, making the spring season the slowest for tourism and hence apt for those looking for lucrative travel deals.

Summer (June-August)

Summer (June-August):  Ella Weather And Best Time To Visit Ella
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June through August sees pleasant weather with warm high temperatures and rainfalls for about 3-4 days in a month. Summer is the busiest time to be in Ella, which makes lodging and accommodation costlier in comparison to the rest of the year.

Fall (September-November)

Fall (September-November):  Ella Weather And Best Time To Visit Ella
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With an average temperature ranging 30°C – 24°C, which makes the weather pleasant even with the wind & humidity levels, fall season experiences rain or snowfall for 6 to 16 days every month, slowing down incoming tourist traffic. This also makes for pocket-friendly hotel tariffs.

Winter (December-February)

Winter (December-February):  Ella Weather And Best Time To Visit Ella
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December through February is the perfect time to be in Ella, especially for those who enjoy warm weather. With the average temperature on the higher side oscillating between 27°C and 23°C, it rains rather much during this period with almost 8-17 days in a month. This is also the second busiest time of the year to be in Ella.

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