October weather forecast and climate
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is another tropical autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low of 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Temperature

In Sigiriya, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a still hot 32.7°C (90.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Sigiriya, is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

Heat index

In October, the average heat index is computed to be an extremely hot 44.7°C (112.5°F). Be wary: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 22.6 days and typically aggregates up to 214mm (8.43") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Sigiriya?

In October, in Sigiriya, the average high-temperature is 32.7°C (90.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is computed to be 44.7°C (112.5°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Sigiriya?

In October, the average relative humidity in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is 75%.

What is the wettest month in Sigiriya?

The month with the most rainfall in Sigiriya is October when the rain falls for 22.6 days and typically aggregates up to 214mm (8.43") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sigiriya in October?

In Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, during October, the rain falls for 22.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 214mm (8.43") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Sigiriya have in October?

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

How long on average sun shines in October in Sigiriya?

In Sigiriya, the average sunshine in October is 8.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Sigiriya?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Sigiriya.

What is the UV index reading in October in Sigiriya?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Sigiriya, Sri Lanka, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 32.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.9°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (24.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (20°C).

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Average pressure in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average pressure in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average pressure in October: 1009.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1007.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average wind speed in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average wind speed in October: 11.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (23.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (7.1km/h).

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Average humidity in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average humidity in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average humidity in October: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (67%).

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Average rainfall in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 214mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (214mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (15mm).

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Average rainfall days in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 22.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (7.8 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

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 the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average sunshine days in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average sunshine days in October: 6.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (4.2 days).

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Average UV index in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average UV index in October: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average cloud cover in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average cloud cover in October: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in October
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Average visibility in October - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and December (7km).

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