October weather forecast and climate
Matara, Sri Lanka

October, like September, in Matara, Sri Lanka, is another warm autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max. 29°C (84.2°F) and min. 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 13 days and typically aggregates up to 279mm (11") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Matara, Sri Lanka, the average water temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 12h.

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 maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.
A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person. Take all necessary precautions. Unprotected skin can burn in minutes.

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 October in Matara?

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

How much does it rain in Matara in October?

In Matara, Sri Lanka, in October, during 13 rainfall days, 279mm (11") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Matara?

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

How warm is the water in October in Matara?

In October, the average sea temperature in Matara, Sri Lanka, is 28.7°C (83.7°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.

How many hours of daylight does Matara have in October?

The average length of the day in October in Matara is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Matara?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Matara?

The average sunshine in October is 6h.

What is the month with 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 intensity in October in Matara?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 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 October: 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 October - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 279mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13 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 October - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.7°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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