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

May weather forecast and climate
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

May, the last month of the spring, in Sigiriya, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 32°C (89.6°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Sigiriya, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 97mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation. In Sigiriya, during the entire year, the rain falls for 110 days and collects up to 1664mm (65.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Sigiriya, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In Sigiriya, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 are the warmest months in Sigiriya?

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

What is the temperature in May in Sigiriya?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 97mm (3.8") of precipitation.

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

In Sigiriya, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Sigiriya have in May?

In Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Sigiriya?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Sigiriya?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 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 May: 24°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 May - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 97mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

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