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

May weather forecast and climate
Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, in May, the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is May when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 393mm (15.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Maha Gonadoowa, the average seawater temperature is 29°C (84.2°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 Maha Gonadoowa, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Maha Gonadoowa are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In May, 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Maha Gonadoowa?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Maha Gonadoowa, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Maha Gonadoowa in May?

In Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, in May, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 393mm (15.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Maha Gonadoowa?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 393mm (15.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in May in Maha Gonadoowa?

In Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, the average seawater temperature in May is 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Maha Gonadoowa have in May?

In Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka, the average length of the day in May is 12.4h.

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.

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

The average sunshine in May in Maha Gonadoowa is 6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Maha Gonadoowa?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Maha Gonadoowa?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Maha Gonadoowa is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 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 May: 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 May - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 393mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14 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 May - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Maha Gonadoowa, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12.4h

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