Bentota
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

July weather forecast and climate
Bentota, Sri Lanka

July, the same as June, is a moderately hot summer month in Bentota, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

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

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is calculated to 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', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and wind affect individual temperature impact. 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

Months with the highest humidity in Bentota are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Bentota, Sri Lanka, it is raining for 29.5 days, with typically 260mm (10.24") of accumulated precipitation. In Bentota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 273.8 days and collects up to 2059mm (81.06") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Bentota is July, with an average sea temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°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

Months with the longest days are June and July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in July interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in July in Bentota?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Bentota, Sri Lanka, 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. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in July is appraised at 34.5°C (94.1°F).

What are the most humid months in Bentota?

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

What is the average humidity in July in Bentota?

The average relative humidity in July in Bentota is 83%.

How much does it rain in Bentota in July?

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

What month 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.

What is the water temperature in July in Bentota?

In Bentota, Sri Lanka, the average seawater temperature in July is 27.3°C (81.1°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.

When are the longest days in Bentota?

Months with the longest days are June and July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

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

In July, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bentota have in July?

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

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

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, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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

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

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).

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

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).

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).

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in July: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • 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).

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

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