Maha Gonadoowa
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka

August, the last month of the summer, in Maha Gonadoowa, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Maha Gonadoowa, in August, during 11 rainfall days, 143mm (5.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Maha Gonadoowa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 137 days and collects up to 2572mm (101.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°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

The average length of the day in Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, is 12.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are May through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Maha Gonadoowa. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Maha Gonadoowa?

The coldest months are June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in August in Maha Gonadoowa?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Maha Gonadoowa?

In August, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout August, 143mm (5.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea coldest in Maha Gonadoowa?

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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 warm is the water in August in Maha Gonadoowa?

In Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, in August, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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 Maha Gonadoowa have in August?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Maha Gonadoowa?

May through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Maha Gonadoowa.

How long on average sun shines in August in Maha Gonadoowa?

The average sunshine in August in Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

When is the highest UV index in Maha Gonadoowa?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka.

How high is the UV index in August in Maha Gonadoowa?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 30°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 August: 25°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 August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 143mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (393mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (65mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

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 August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 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).