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

February weather forecast and climate
Matara, Sri Lanka

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.

Temperature

In Matara, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature in February remains equal as in January - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). In February, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Matara, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 85mm (3.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 112 rainfall days, and 2024mm (79.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In February, the average sea temperature in Matara is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Matara, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are February and March, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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 February in Matara?

In Matara, in February, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in February in Matara?

In Matara, during February, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 85mm (3.3") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Matara?

In February, the average sea temperature in Matara, Sri Lanka, is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

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

In February, the average length of the day in Matara is 11.9h.

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.

How long on average sun shines in February in Matara?

The average sunshine in February in Matara, Sri Lanka, is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Matara?

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Matara?

In Matara, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in February: 30°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 February: 23°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 February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in February: 85mm

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

Average rainfall days in February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in February: 5 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 February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.3°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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 February: 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 in February - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in February: 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).