Anuradhapura
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between max 32°C (89.6°F) and min 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature remains the same as in July - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In Anuradhapura, in August, the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In Anuradhapura, during August, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.6") of precipitation. In Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93 days and collects up to 1390mm (54.7") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Anuradhapura is 7h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in August in Anuradhapura?

In August, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Anuradhapura?

In Anuradhapura, during August, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.6") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in August in Anuradhapura is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Anuradhapura have in August?

In Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Anuradhapura?

In Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April and May (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July and August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in August - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (260mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (18mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).