Hikkaduwa
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

April, like March, is another hot spring month in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

Rainfall

In Hikkaduwa, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 251mm (9.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Hikkaduwa, there are 125 rainfall days, and 2669mm (105.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

April is the month with the warmest seawater in Hikkaduwa, with an average sea temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°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

In Hikkaduwa, the average length of the day in April is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Hikkaduwa is 8h.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Hikkaduwa. 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.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Hikkaduwa?

Warmest months in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in April in Hikkaduwa?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Hikkaduwa, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Hikkaduwa in April?

In April, in Hikkaduwa, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout April, 251mm (9.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Hikkaduwa?

The month with the warmest seawater in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, is April, with an average sea temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°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.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Hikkaduwa?

In April, the average sea temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in April in Hikkaduwa?

In Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, the average length of the day in April is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hikkaduwa have in April?

The average sunshine in April is 8h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in April in Hikkaduwa?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in April: 31°C

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

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°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 April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in April: 251mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (363mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (89mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in April: 12 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 April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in April: 29.6°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 April / Average sunshine in April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in April: 12.3h

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 April: 8h

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 April - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in April: 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).