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

December weather forecast and climate
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

December, the first month of the winter, in Anuradhapura, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

Rainfall

In Anuradhapura, during 13 rainfall days, 224mm (8.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Anuradhapura, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93 days and collects up to 1390mm (54.7") of precipitation.

Daylight

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Anuradhapura.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are June, July, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index in Anuradhapura. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the coldest month in Anuradhapura?

The coldest months in Anuradhapura are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in December in Anuradhapura?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Anuradhapura in December?

In December, in Anuradhapura, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout December, 224mm (8.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Anuradhapura?

With an average of 11.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

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

In Anuradhapura, the average length of the day in December is 11.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Anuradhapura?

Months with the least sunshine in Anuradhapura are June, July, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Anuradhapura have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Anuradhapura?

With an average maximum UV index of 10, December is the month with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in December in Anuradhapura?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in December: 29°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 December: 22°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 December - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in December: 224mm

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

Average rainfall days in December - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in December: 13 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 December / Average sunshine in December - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in December: 11.6h

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 December: 6h

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 December - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in December: 10

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).