Mirissa
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Mirissa, Sri Lanka

A row of palm trees with boats under, along Tropical Beach in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, with a sneak view of water approaching the beautiful brown sandy shore
A row of palm trees with boats under, along Tropical Beach in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, with a sneak view of water approaching the beautiful brown sandy shore
The first month of the spring, March, is still a hot month in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, with average temperature fluctuating between 24°C (75.2°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Mirissa, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 109mm (4.3") of accumulated precipitation. In Mirissa, Sri Lanka, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116 days and collects up to 2216mm (87.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Mirissa, the average seawater temperature is 29°C (84.2°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

The average length of the day in Mirissa is 12.1h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In March, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the warmest months in Mirissa?

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

What is the temperature in March in Mirissa?

In Mirissa, Sri Lanka, in March, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Mirissa?

In Mirissa, in March, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 109mm (4.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in March in Mirissa?

In Mirissa, the average seawater temperature in March is 29°C (84.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in March in Mirissa?

In March, the average length of the day in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, is 12.1h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Mirissa?

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

How long on average sun shines in March in Mirissa?

In March, the average sunshine is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Mirissa?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Mirissa?

The average daily maximum UV index in March in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in March: 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, October and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in March: 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 March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in March: 109mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (305mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (89mm).

Average rainfall days in March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in March: 7 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 March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in March: 29°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, June, July, August, September, October and December (28°C).

Average daylight in March / Average sunshine in March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 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 March - Mirissa, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in March: 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).