Matara
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Matara, Sri Lanka

The best months for a swim in Matara, Sri Lanka, are January and February, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.
January, like December, is a hot winter month in Matara, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 84mm (3.3") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

February, the last month of the winter, in Matara, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 30°C (86°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 85mm (3.3") of accumulated rainfall, make February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Matara, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). The warmest months are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F). In Matara, Sri Lanka, during 7 rainfall days, 104mm (4.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Weather in March »

April, the same as March, in Matara, Sri Lanka, is another tropical spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 24°C (75.2°F). March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months. In Matara, during April, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 191mm (7.5") of precipitation. Weather in April »

May, the last month of the spring, in Matara, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25°C (77°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F). In Matara, the average high-temperature in May is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Matara, is still a 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). In Matara, the average high-temperature remains the same as in May - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, in Matara, Sri Lanka, is another hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). In July, the average high-temperature remains the same as in June - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Matara, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). The coldest months are August through October, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F). In Matara, in August, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 134mm (5.3") of accumulated precipitation. Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Matara, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 29°C (84.2°F). The coldest months are August through October, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F). In September, in Matara, Sri Lanka, the rain falls for 11 days. Weather in September »

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Matara, Sri Lanka, with average temperature fluctuating between 24°C (75.2°F) and 29°C (84.2°F). August through October, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months. October is the month with the most rainfall. Weather in October »

November, the last month of the autumn, in Matara, is a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°F). In Matara, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in October - a hot 30°C (86°F). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Matara, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°F). In December, the average high-temperature remains the same as in November - a still hot 30°C (86°F). Weather in December »

How much does it rain in Matara?

Throughout the year, in Matara, Sri Lanka, there are 112 rainfall days, and 2024mm (79.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Matara?

The month with the least rainfall in Matara, Sri Lanka, is January when the rain falls for 5 days and typically collects 84mm (3.3") of precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Matara?

The month with the coldest seawater is January, with an average sea temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Matara?

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

When is the highest UV index in Matara?

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Matara?

February and March, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Matara.

What are the warmest months in Matara?

Warmest months in Matara, Sri Lanka, are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Matara?

April is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°F).

What is the month with the least sunshine in Matara?

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

When are the longest days in Matara?

June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

What is the coldest month in Matara?

August through October, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months in Matara.

What is the wettest month in Matara?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13 days and accumulates 279mm (11") of precipitation.

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

November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the lowest UV index.
Average rainfall - Matara, Sri Lanka

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (279mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (84mm).

Average rainfall days - Matara, Sri Lanka

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature - Matara, Sri Lanka

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 January (27.7°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Matara, Sri Lanka

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

Months with most sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index - Matara, Sri Lanka

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