Arugam Bay
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

In Arugam Bay, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Arugam Bay, in August, the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, during August, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of precipitation. In Arugam Bay, during the entire year, the rain falls for 104 days and collects up to 1573mm (61.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are January, February, July through September and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Arugam Bay are May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Arugam Bay?

In Arugam Bay, in August, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Arugam Bay in August?

In August, in Arugam Bay, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout August, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Arugam Bay?

January, February, July through September and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka.

What is the water temperature in August in Arugam Bay?

In August, the average sea temperature in Arugam Bay is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Arugam Bay have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, is 12.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Arugam Bay?

May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Arugam Bay.

How long on average sun shines in August in Arugam Bay?

In Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Arugam Bay?

Months with the highest UV index in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Arugam Bay?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are April, May, June and July (32°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 April, May, June, July and August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in August - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (311mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (38mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, July, August, September and December (28°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February, March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Arugam Bay, 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 11).