August weather forecast and climate
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Palm trees and a house on the rocky brown sandy shores of a beach resort in Waikkal, Sudan
Palm trees and a house on the rocky brown sandy shores of a beach resort in Waikkal, Sudan

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In Waikkal, the average high-temperature in August remains equal as in July - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature,, is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka,, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 87mm (3.43") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Waikkal, there are 125 rainfall days, and 2117mm (83.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, July through September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Waikkal.
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are June through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Waikkal 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 ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in August in Waikkal?

In August, in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout August, 87mm (3.43") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Waikkal?

January, July through September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How warm is the water in August in Waikkal?

In August, the average sea temperature in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is 27°C (80.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Waikkal?

June through October, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Waikkal, Sri Lanka.

How long on average sun shines in August in Waikkal?

In August, the average sunshine in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Waikkal?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Waikkal?

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Average temperature in August - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August and September (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (22°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall in August - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in August: 87mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (351mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Average rainfall days in August - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are October and November (15 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Average sea temperature in August - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, July, August and September (27°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

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

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with the least sunshine are June, July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 6).

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Average UV index in August
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Average UV index in August - Waikkal, 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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 11).

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