Sigiriya
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

March weather forecast and climate
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

The first month of the spring, March, is still a tropical month in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, with average temperature ranging between max 32°C (89.6°F) and min 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are March through May, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

Rainfall

In Sigiriya, in March, during 6 rainfall days, 84mm (3.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Sigiriya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110 days and collects up to 1664mm (65.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In March, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

With an average of 9h of sunshine, March has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in March interpret into the following advice:
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.

What is the warmest month in Sigiriya?

March through May, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F), are warmest months.

What is the temperature in March in Sigiriya?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Sigiriya, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, during March, the rain falls for 6 days and regularly aggregates up to 84mm (3.3") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in March in Sigiriya is 12.1h.

What month has the most sunshine in Sigiriya?

The month with the most sunshine in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is March, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sigiriya have in March?

In Sigiriya, the average sunshine in March is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Sigiriya?

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

What is the UV index intensity in March in Sigiriya?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in March: 32°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 March: 22°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 March - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in March: 84mm

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

Average rainfall days in March - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6 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 March / Average sunshine in March - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 9h

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