August weather forecast and climate
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

August, the last month of the summer, in Sigiriya, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23°C (73.4°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

The average high-temperature, in August, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Sigiriya, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout August, 71mm (2.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, there are 110 rainfall days, and 1664mm (65.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Sigiriya, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Sigiriya?

In August, in Sigiriya, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Sigiriya?

In August, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout August, 71mm (2.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Sigiriya?

In August, the average length of the day in Sigiriya is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sigiriya?

The average sunshine in August in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Sigiriya?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and May (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (21°C).

Average rainfall in August - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 71mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (55mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.6h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 11).

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