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

January weather forecast and climate
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

January, like December, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is a moderately hot winter 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 January, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 89mm (3.5") of precipitation. In Anuradhapura, during the entire year, the rain falls for 93 days and collects up to 1390mm (54.7") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Anuradhapura is 11.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 are the coldest months in Anuradhapura?

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

What is the temperature in January in Anuradhapura?

In January, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Anuradhapura?

In January, in Anuradhapura, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout January, 89mm (3.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Anuradhapura have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Anuradhapura is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Anuradhapura?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Anuradhapura?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Anuradhapura is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in January: 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 January: 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 January - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in January: 89mm

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

Average rainfall days in January - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in January: 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

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 January: 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 January - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in January: 11

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).