Galle
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Galle, Sri Lanka

October, like September, in Galle, Sri Lanka, is a moderately hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 340mm (13.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Galle, the average seawater temperature in October is 28.6°C (83.5°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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Galle is 12h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Galle are May through November, 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 daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Galle?

The coldest months in Galle are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in October in Galle?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Galle, Sri Lanka, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Galle?

In Galle, in October, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 340mm (13.4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Galle?

The month with the most rainfall in Galle is October when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 340mm (13.4") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in October in Galle?

In Galle, in October, the average water temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°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 October in Galle?

The average length of the day in October is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Galle?

Months with the least sunshine in Galle, Sri Lanka, are May through November, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in October in Galle?

The average sunshine in October in Galle, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Galle, Sri Lanka, are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in October in Galle?

In Galle, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 29°C

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

  • Average low temperature in October: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, November and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 340mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (340mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (86mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October and November (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.6°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 August (27.5°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in October - Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in October: 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).