With a temperate climate and sunny skies prevailing for most of the year, Nuwara Eliya is an ideal place to visit no matter the month. Warmest during March, the area is at its coolest in January. The monsoon season in Nuwara Eliya falls between the months of April and August; temperatures during this time range from 06°C to 16°C, while intermittent rains are a common feature, resembling weather in the U.K. The dry season lasts from December till March when the nights are especially chilly.