August weather forecast and climate
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Divulapitiya, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.3°C (84.7°F) and an average low of 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 29.3°C (84.7°F). In Divulapitiya, the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a very hot 36.1°C (97°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences). 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 particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

In August, in Divulapitiya, the rain falls for 28.4 days. Throughout August, 210mm (8.27") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 265.4 rainfall days, and 1744mm (68.66") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Divulapitiya, the average length of the day in August is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Divulapitiya is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Divulapitiya are May, June, August and October, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Divulapitiya?

In August, in Divulapitiya, the average high-temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 36.1°C (97°F).

What are the most humid months in Divulapitiya?

Months with the highest humidity in Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

What is the average humidity in August in Divulapitiya?

In August, the average relative humidity in Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in August in Divulapitiya?

In Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, during August, the rain falls for 28.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 210mm (8.27") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Divulapitiya?

In Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, the average length of the day in August is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Divulapitiya?

In August, the average sunshine in Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, is 7.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Divulapitiya?

May, June, August and October, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index reading in August in Divulapitiya?

In Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in August: 1008.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.7mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are May and June (1008.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in August: 17km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (18.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in August: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 210mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (231mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (29mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.7 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.5h

Months with the most sunshine are January, February, March and April (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in August: 1.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in August: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in August
Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in August - Divulapitiya, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

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

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