Athuruwela
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Athuruwela, Sri Lanka

May, the last month of the spring, in Athuruwela, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

In Athuruwela, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 30°C (86°F). In May, in Athuruwela, the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 376mm (14.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Athuruwela is 29°C (84.2°F). 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

May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are May through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Athuruwela?

In Athuruwela, in May, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Athuruwela in May?

In Athuruwela, during May, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 376mm (14.8") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Athuruwela?

The month with the most rainfall in Athuruwela is May when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 376mm (14.8") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Athuruwela?

In May, the average sea temperature in Athuruwela is 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

When are the longest days in Athuruwela?

May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

How many hours of daylight does Athuruwela have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Athuruwela?

May through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Athuruwela.

How long on average sun shines in May in Athuruwela?

In May, the average sunshine is 6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Athuruwela?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Athuruwela.

What is the UV index reading in May in Athuruwela?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Athuruwela is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July, August, September and October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 376mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (376mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (87mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 13 days

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

Average sea temperature in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in May: 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 July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Athuruwela, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).