Kurunegala
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

The first month of the winter, December, is still a tropical month in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 21.7°C (71.1°F) and 30.1°C (86.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F), December is the coldest month.

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a torrid 35.8°C (96.4°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air temperature is factored in with the relative humidity.

Humidity

In Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In December, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout December, 139mm (5.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 129 rainfall days, and 2095mm (82.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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. 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.

What is the coldest month in Kurunegala?

The coldest month is December, with an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F).

What is the temperature in December in Kurunegala?

In Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, in December, the average high-temperature is 30.1°C (86.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Kurunegala?

In Kurunegala, the average relative humidity in December is 72%.

How many days does it rain in December in Kurunegala?

In Kurunegala, during December, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 139mm (5.5") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kurunegala?

January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Kurunegala.

What is the average length of the day in December in Kurunegala?

In Kurunegala, the average length of the day in December is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kurunegala?

May through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kurunegala.

How many hours of sunshine does Kurunegala have in December?

The average sunshine in December in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Kurunegala?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11.

How high is the UV index in December in Kurunegala?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in December: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (34.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.7°C).

Average humidity in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in December: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, October and November (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (59%).

Average rainfall in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in December: 139mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (359mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (62mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (4 days).

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in December: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.6h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 6h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in December - Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in December: 11

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).