February weather forecast and climate
Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka

February, the last month of the winter, in Peliyagoda, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.3°C (73.9°F) and an average high of 31.4°C (88.5°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). In February, in Peliyagoda, the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in February is calculated to an extremely hot 40°C (104°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In Peliyagoda, in February, during 13.8 rainfall days, 47mm (1.85") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Peliyagoda, there are 289.4 rainfall days, and 2262mm (89.06") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Peliyagoda, in February, the average water temperature 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

The average length of the day in February is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Peliyagoda are January through April, July, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in February in Peliyagoda?

In Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka, in February, the average high-temperature is 31.4°C (88.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in February is estimated at 40°C (104°F).

What is the least humid month in Peliyagoda?

Months with the lowest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in February in Peliyagoda?

The average relative humidity in February in Peliyagoda is 74%.

How many days does it rain in February in Peliyagoda?

In Peliyagoda, in February, during 13.8 rainfall days, 47mm (1.85") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Peliyagoda?

In Peliyagoda, in February, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 February in Peliyagoda?

The average length of the day in February in Peliyagoda is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Peliyagoda have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Peliyagoda is 9h.

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

January through April, July, September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Peliyagoda?

In Peliyagoda, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in February: 31.4°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.1°C).

Average pressure in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in February: 1011.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (1008.6mbar).

Average wind speed in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in February: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (15.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (8km/h).

Average humidity in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in February: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (74%).

Average rainfall in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in February: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (341mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (40mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in February: 13.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (11.6 days).

Average sea temperature in February - Peliyagoda, 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 August (27.2°C).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

Average sunshine days in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in February: 12.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.2 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are June and August (0.3 days).

Average UV index in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in February: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, July, September, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, August and October (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in February: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in February - Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in February: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (9km).