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

October 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
October, the same as September, in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is another tropical autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

In Waikkal, the average high-temperature remains equal as in September - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Waikkal, in October, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is October when the rain falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 351mm (13.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Waikkal, the average seawater temperature in October is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Waikkal, the average length of the day in October is 12h.

Sunshine

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

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 unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Waikkal?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Waikkal in October?

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, in October, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 351mm (13.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Waikkal?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 351mm (13.8") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Waikkal?

In Waikkal, Sri Lanka, in October, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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 October in Waikkal?

The average length of the day in October in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Waikkal?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Waikkal have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Waikkal, Sri Lanka, is 6h.

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 October in Waikkal?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Waikkal is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°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 October: 24°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 October - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall in October: 351mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15 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 October - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Waikkal, Sri Lanka
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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 October: 6h

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 October - Waikkal, 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).