Weather in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka in March

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

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

Temperature in Eastern Province in March

The average maximum temperature in Eastern Province in March is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 33° in the next month.

The average temperature in Eastern Province in March is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Eastern Province in March is 25°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Eastern Province in March

The average day light hours per day in Eastern Province in March are 12.1 and there are 8.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during March making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Eastern Province in March is typically 15 during March. 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 March

The average sea water temperature in Eastern Province in March is 28.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Eastern Province in March

The average total rainfall in Eastern Province in March is 1.2cm and on average there are 5.7 rainy days in March making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Eastern Province in March

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Eastern Province in March 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 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Eastern Province in March is typically 88%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.2% in the previous month and 90.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Eastern Province in March is typically 73.7%. The average relative humidity is 73% in the previous month and 75.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Eastern Province in March

The average maximum wind speed in Eastern Province in March is typically 16kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Eastern Province in March is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Eastern Province in March is from the West.

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