August weather forecast
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, with an average temperature fluctuating between 26.2°C (79.2°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

August's advent notes a subtle adjustment in average high-temperature to a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F) from July. Ahangama's August nights experience a subtle temperature dip to an average of 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Heat index

The heat index in August is evaluated at a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Adopt heightened preventive measures, heat exhaustion and heat cramps are probable. Persistent activity could lead to heatstroke.
Consider that heat index readings are for situations in the shade and light wind. The direct sun can potentially cause the heat index to increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'feels like', measures the perceived warmth when incorporating the humidity present in the air. This effect is personal, influenced by the individual's physical activity and heat sensitivity, shaped by factors including wind, attire, and metabolic variations. In the direct sunlight, the weather's impact can be amplified, possibly boosting the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold particular importance for children. Children frequently do not understand the need for recuperation and hydration. Thirst, being a late manifestation of dehydration, underlines the need to hydrate frequently, especially when engaging in prolonged physical exercises.

Humidity

In Ahangama, the average relative humidity in August is 80%.

Rainfall

In Ahangama, in August, during 28.3 rainfall days, 222mm (8.74") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 292.5 rainfall days, and 1797mm (70.75") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12h and 19min.
On the first day of August in Ahangama, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 18:15 +0530.

Sunshine

In Ahangama, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Ahangama, Sri Lanka, are January through April, July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 7 in August suggests the following recommendations:
Persist with safeguards and heed sun safety doctrines. Keeping sunburn at bay is of prime importance. Limit direct sun exposure especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. However, keep in mind that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is August in Ahangama?

During August, Ahangama experiences an average high-temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and a low-temperature of 26.2°C (79.2°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Ahangama?

In August, the average relative humidity in Ahangama is 80%.

How much does it rain in Ahangama in August?

In Ahangama, Sri Lanka, during August, the rain falls for 28.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 222mm (8.74") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Ahangama?

In Ahangama, the average day length in August is 12h and 19min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Ahangama?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 18:15 +0530.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ahangama?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Ahangama?

January through April, July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Ahangama?

In Ahangama, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.1°C).

Average pressure in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in August: 1009.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1009mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in August: 20.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (21.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (8.7km/h).

Average humidity in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and September (81%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (77%).

Average rainfall in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 222mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (263mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (37mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are June and August (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (15.4 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 12min).

Average sunshine days in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (12 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (0.3 days).

Average UV index in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, July, August, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June and September (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in August: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August
Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in August - Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, August, September, October and November (9km).

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

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