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

October weather forecast and climate
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In Sigiriya, the average high-temperature in October is almost the same as in September - a still tropical 30°C (86°F). In October, in Sigiriya, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Sigiriya, during 14 rainfall days, 267mm (10.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 110 rainfall days, and 1664mm (65.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Sigiriya is 11.9h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are June, July, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

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

In Sigiriya, in October, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, in October, it is raining for 14 days, with typically 267mm (10.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Sigiriya have in October?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sigiriya?

Months with the least sunshine in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, are June, July, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Sigiriya have in October?

In October, the average sunshine in Sigiriya is 6h.

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 reading in October in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 30°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 October: 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 October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 267mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

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 October: 6h

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