October weather forecast
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Weather in October

October, like September, in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, is a moderately hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low of 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Temperature

In Ahungalla, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 25.9°C (78.6°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Ahungalla, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 26.3 days. Throughout October, 194mm (7.64") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 286.9 rainfall days, and 1974mm (77.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Ahungalla, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of October, in Ahungalla, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 17:50 +0530.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 8.1h.

UV index

January through April, June through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Ahungalla. 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: In October, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Ahungalla?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, is 28.8°C (83.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.9°C (78.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is appraised at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Ahungalla?

In Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, the average relative humidity in October is 80%.

How many days does it rain in October in Ahungalla?

In Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, during October, the rain falls for 26.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 194mm (7.64") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Ahungalla?

In Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, the average seawater temperature in October is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Ahungalla have in October?

The average day length in October is 11h and 59min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in October in Ahungalla?

On the first day of October in Ahungalla, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 17:50 +0530.

How many hours of sunshine does Ahungalla have in October?

In Ahungalla, the average sunshine duration in October is 8.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ahungalla?

January through April, June through August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Ahungalla?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Ahungalla, Sri Lanka, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 28.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (30.3°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are August and September (28.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 25.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24°C).

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Average pressure in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in October: 1010.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1008.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in October: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (20.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and September (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (77%).

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Average rainfall in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 194mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (302mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 26.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (28 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (14.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average sea temperature in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (27°C).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in October: 1.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (12.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in October: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in October: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in October - Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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

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