July weather forecast
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Weather in July

July, like June, in Bentota, Sri Lanka, is another warm summer month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low of 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Temperature

In Bentota, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature in July is almost the same as in June - a still warm 28.7°C (83.7°F). In July, the average low-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 34.5°C (94.1°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Bentota, it is raining for 29.5 days, with typically 260mm (10.24") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 273.8 rainfall days, and 2059mm (81.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), July is the month with the coldest seawater in Bentota, Sri Lanka.
Note: 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

In Bentota, the average length of the day in July is 12h and 27min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 18:28. On the last day of July, in Bentota, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:28 +0530.

Sunshine

In Bentota, the average sunshine in July is 7.8h.

UV index

January through April, July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In July, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in July in Bentota?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Bentota, is 28.7°C (83.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in July is evaluated at 34.5°C (94.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Bentota?

June through August, with an average relative humidity of 83%, are most humid months in Bentota, Sri Lanka.

What is the average humidity in July in Bentota?

In Bentota, Sri Lanka, the average relative humidity in July is 83%.

How much does it rain in Bentota in July?

In Bentota, Sri Lanka, in July, it is raining for 29.5 days, with typically 260mm (10.24") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Bentota?

With an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F), July is the month with the coldest seawater in Bentota, Sri Lanka.

How warm is the water in July in Bentota?

In July, the average sea temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°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.

What is the average length of the day in July in Bentota?

The average day length in July in Bentota, Sri Lanka, is 12h and 27min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in July in Bentota?

On the first day of July in Bentota, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 18:28. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:28 +0530.

How long on average sun shines in July in Bentota?

The average sunshine duration in July in Bentota is 7.8h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Bentota, Sri Lanka, are January through April, July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in July in Bentota?

In Bentota, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in July: 28.7°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (31.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in July: 25.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in July: 1008.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1008.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in July: 14.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (15.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (7.9km/h).

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Average humidity in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in July: 83%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (75%).

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Average rainfall in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in July: 260mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (350mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in July: 29.5 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (29.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average sea temperature in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in July: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (27.3°C).

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Average daylight in July /
Average sunshine in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in July: 12h and 27min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in July: 7.8h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

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Average sunshine days in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in July: 0.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (21 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are June and July (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in July: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, July, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in July: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 55).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in July
Bentota, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in July: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September and October (9km).

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