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

March weather forecast and climate
Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Arugam Bay, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 83mm (3.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 104 days and collects up to 1573mm (61.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Arugam Bay, the average seawater temperature in March is 29°C (84.2°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Arugam Bay is 12.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are February through April, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Arugam Bay. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in March in Arugam Bay?

In March, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Arugam Bay?

In Arugam Bay, during March, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 83mm (3.3") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Arugam Bay?

In Arugam Bay, in March, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Arugam Bay?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Arugam Bay?

February through April, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Arugam Bay.

How many hours of sunshine does Arugam Bay have in March?

In March, the average sunshine in Arugam Bay is 8h.

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 March in Arugam Bay?

In March, the average daily maximum UV index in Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in March: 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 March: 24°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 March - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in March: 83mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in March: 5 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 March - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 8h

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