August weather forecast and climate
Matara, Sri Lanka

August, the last month of the summer, in Matara, is also a warm month, with average temperature ranging between max. 29°C (84.2°F) and min. 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Matara, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 134mm (5.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Matara, Sri Lanka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112 days and collects up to 2024mm (79.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Matara is 27.8°C (82°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 August, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

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

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.

What is the temperature in August in Matara?

In August, in Matara, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Matara?

In August, in Matara, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout August, 134mm (5.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Matara?

In Matara, in August, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°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 Matara have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Matara, Sri Lanka, is 12.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Matara?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Matara?

In August, the average sunshine in Matara is 6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Matara?

The average UV index in August in Matara is 12.
Average temperature in August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°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 August: 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 August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 134mm

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

Average rainfall days in August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 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 August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27.8°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 August / Average sunshine in August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 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 August: 6h

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 August - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 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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