August weather forecast and climate
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.5°C (77.9°F) and 34.2°C (93.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is 34.2°C (93.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Rainfall

In Trincomalee, during August, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 89mm (3.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Trincomalee, there are 87 rainfall days, and 1569mm (61.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Trincomalee is 28.9°C (84°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Trincomalee are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Trincomalee?

In August, in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, the average high-temperature is 34.2°C (93.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Trincomalee?

In Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, during August, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 89mm (3.5") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in August in Trincomalee?

In Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, the average seawater temperature in August is 28.9°C (84°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Trincomalee have in August?

In Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Trincomalee?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Trincomalee?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, 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 August - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 34.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (34.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (26.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are November and December (24.2°C).

Average rainfall in August - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 89mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (341mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (26mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are November and December (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.1°C).

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

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

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

Average UV index in August - Trincomalee, 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).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).

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