April weather forecast
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Weather in April

April, like March, is another hot spring month in Kandy, Sri Lanka, with average temperature fluctuating between 20.8°C (69.4°F) and 31.2°C (88.2°F).

Temperature

In Kandy, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still tropical 31.2°C (88.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Kandy, is 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is calculated to be a blistering 41.2°C (106.2°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. 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 normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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

In Kandy, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Kandy, it is raining for 27 days, with typically 152mm (5.98") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 278.4 rainfall days, and 1466mm (57.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in April is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kandy is 9.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in April interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Kandy?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Kandy, is 31.2°C (88.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in April is calculated to be 41.2°C (106.2°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Kandy?

In Kandy, the average relative humidity in April is 79%.

How much does it rain in Kandy in April?

In Kandy, Sri Lanka, in April, during 27 rainfall days, 152mm (5.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Kandy have in April?

The average length of the day in April in Kandy, Sri Lanka, is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kandy have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Kandy is 9.4h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Kandy, Sri Lanka, are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in April in Kandy?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in April: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 20.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (18.1°C).

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Average pressure in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in April: 1009.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1008.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in April: 4.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (13.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (4.7km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (74%).

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Average rainfall in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in April: 152mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (301mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in April: 27 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (28.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (14.1 days).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in April: 12.3h

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 April: 9.4h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in April: 1.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (14.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (1.2 days).

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Average UV index in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in April: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is October (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in April: 35

Months with the most cloud cover are November and December (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in April
Kandy, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in April - Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in April: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, November and December (8km).

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