Waikkal
Sri Lanka
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Waikkal, Sri Lanka

Palm trees and a house on the rocky and brown sandy shores of a beach resort in Waikkal, Sudan
Palm trees and a house on the rocky and brown sandy shores of a beach resort in Waikkal, Sudan
The last month of the spring, May, is also a hot month in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25°C (77°F) and an average high of 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a still tropical 32°C (89.6°F). The average low-temperature, is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In Waikkal, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 298mm (11.7") of accumulated precipitation. In Waikkal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125 days and collects up to 2117mm (83.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F).
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

May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Waikkal.

Sunshine

In Waikkal, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Waikkal?

In May, in Waikkal, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Waikkal?

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, in May, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 298mm (11.7") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Waikkal?

In Waikkal, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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.

When are the longest days in Waikkal?

Months with the longest days in Waikkal are May through July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Waikkal have in May?

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, the average length of the day in May is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Waikkal have in May?

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

When is the highest UV index in Waikkal?

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

What is the UV index reading in May in Waikkal?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in May: 32°C

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 May: 25°C

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

Average rainfall in May - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in May: 298mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in May: 12 days

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

Average sea temperature in May - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29°C

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in May: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is 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, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Waikkal, 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).