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

March weather forecast and climate
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

The first month of the spring, March, is still a tropical month in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still tropical 32°C (89.6°F). In March, in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Anuradhapura, during March, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 75mm (3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Anuradhapura, there are 93 rainfall days, and 1390mm (54.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Anuradhapura is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is March, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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 March in Anuradhapura?

In March, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Anuradhapura in March?

In Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, during March, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 75mm (3") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in March in Anuradhapura is 12.1h.

What month has the most sunshine in Anuradhapura?

With an average of 9h of sunshine, March has the most sunshine of the year in Anuradhapura.

How many hours of sunshine does Anuradhapura have in March?

In Anuradhapura, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Anuradhapura?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index reading in March in Anuradhapura?

In Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in March - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in March: 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 March: 23°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 March - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in March: 75mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in March: 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 March / Average sunshine in March - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 9h

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 March - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in March: 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).