Weather in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka in January

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

January is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Eastern Province. January 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 January.

Temperature in Eastern Province in January

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Province in January is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Province in January is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Province in January is 23°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Province in January

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Province in January are 11.8 and there are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Province in January is typically 11.9 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Province in January is 27.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Eastern Province in January

The average total rainfall in Eastern Province in January is 3.6cm and on average there are 9.2 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Province in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Province in January is 23° 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 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Province in January is typically 89.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.7% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Province in January is typically 75.8%. The average relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 73% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Province in January

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Province in January is typically 18kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Province in January is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Province in January is from the South-Southeast.

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