Weather in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka in August

So you're interested in going to Eastern Province, Sri Lanka in August

August is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Eastern Province. August is an excellent month for swimming in Eastern Province with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Eastern Province in the months of February, March, April, July, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Eastern Province in August

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Province in August is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 33° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Province in August is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 29° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Province in August is 26°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Province in August

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Province in August are 12.3 and there are 8.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Province in August is typically 13.8 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Eastern Province in August

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Province in August is 27.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Eastern Province in August

The average total rainfall in Eastern Province in August is 3.5cm and on average there are 8 rainy days in August making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Province in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Province in August is 24° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Province in August is typically 84.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 85.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Province in August is typically 71.7%. The average relative humidity is 68.5% in the previous month and 72.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Province in August

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Province in August is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Province in August is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Province in August is from the West-Northwest.

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