Kalutara
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Kalutara, Sri Lanka

The last month of the winter, February, is also a hot month in Kalutara, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 91mm (3.6") of accumulated rainfall, make February the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Kalutara, the average high-temperature remains equal as in January - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Kalutara, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kalutara, during 5 rainfall days, 91mm (3.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kalutara, Sri Lanka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 131 days and collects up to 2659mm (104.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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

The average length of the day in Kalutara is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 8h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kalutara. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Kalutara?

In Kalutara, Sri Lanka, in February, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Kalutara in February?

In Kalutara, during February, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 91mm (3.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Kalutara?

In February, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

How many hours of daylight does Kalutara have in February?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Kalutara?

The average sunshine in February is 8h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Kalutara?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Kalutara is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in February: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August, September, October, November and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August and September (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in February - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in February: 91mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (388mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (73mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.3°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 August (27.2°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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

  • 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 - Kalutara, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in February: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 11).