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

February weather forecast and climate
Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

The last month of the winter, February, is also a hot month in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In Hikkaduwa, the average high-temperature remains equal as in January - a still hot 30°C (86°F). The average low-temperature, in February, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In February, in Hikkaduwa, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout February, 101mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 125 rainfall days, and 2669mm (105.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Hikkaduwa, the average seawater temperature in February is 28.4°C (83.1°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.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Hikkaduwa is 11.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Hikkaduwa are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In February, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. 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 temperature in February in Hikkaduwa?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Hikkaduwa?

In Hikkaduwa, in February, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 101mm (4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Hikkaduwa?

In February, the average sea temperature in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, is 28.4°C (83.1°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.

How many hours of daylight does Hikkaduwa have in February?

The average length of the day in February in Hikkaduwa is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hikkaduwa have in February?

The average sunshine in February in Hikkaduwa is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Hikkaduwa?

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Hikkaduwa?

In Hikkaduwa, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in February: 30°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 February: 22°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 February - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in February: 101mm

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

Average rainfall days in February - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5 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 February - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.4°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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