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

October weather forecast and climate
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Anuradhapura, in October, during 13 rainfall days, 259mm (10.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 93 rainfall days, and 1390mm (54.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Anuradhapura are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in October in Anuradhapura?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Anuradhapura, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Anuradhapura?

In Anuradhapura, in October, during 13 rainfall days, 259mm (10.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Anuradhapura have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 11.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Anuradhapura?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Anuradhapura have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

When is 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.

How high is the UV index in October in Anuradhapura?

The average daily maximum UV index in October in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°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 October: 24°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 October - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 259mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

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