April weather forecast and climate
Matara, Sri Lanka

April, the same as March, in Matara, Sri Lanka, is another hot spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Matara, during 10 rainfall days, 191mm (7.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Matara, there are 112 rainfall days, and 2024mm (79.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

April is the month with the warmest seawater in Matara, with an average sea temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°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 April, the average length of the day in Matara is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Matara is 7h.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

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 temperature in April in Matara?

In Matara, in April, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Matara in April?

In Matara, Sri Lanka, during April, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 191mm (7.5") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Matara?

With an average sea temperature of 29.6°C (85.3°F), April is the month with the warmest seawater in Matara, Sri Lanka. 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 warm is the water in April in Matara?

In April, the average sea temperature in Matara, Sri Lanka, is 29.6°C (85.3°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in April in Matara?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Matara have in April?

In April, the average sunshine in Matara is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Matara?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Matara, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index reading in April in Matara?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Matara is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in April: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August, September and October (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22°C).

Average rainfall in April - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in April: 191mm

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

Average rainfall days in April - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in April: 10 days

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 in April - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in April: 29.6°C

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

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

  • Average sunshine in April: 7h

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 in April - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in April: 12

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).

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