Annual average weather for Northern Province, Sri Lanka

Annual Temperature for Northern Province

The hottest month in Northern Province is June when the average maximum temperature is 35°, average temperature is 31° and average minimum temperature is 27°.

The coolest month in Northern Province is November when the average maximum temperature is 30°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 24°.

Annual Sunshine for Northern Province

The longest days in Northern Province are in June, with an average of 12.6 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.6 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Northern Province are in October which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds. January has the least sunshine with an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in March when it reaches 14.7 and lowest in December when it reaches 10.6.

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.

Annual Sea Temperature for Northern Province

The warmest sea water temperatures in Northern Province are found in April when they peak at 30° and lowest in January when they dip to 27°.

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Northern Province

The wettest month in Northern Province is December with 21.5cm of rain and the most days of rain with 18.5 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Northern Province is April with 0.2cm of rain and June has the fewest days of rain with 1 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Northern Province

The most humid month in Northern Province is April with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Northern Province is January with a dew point of 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.

Annual Wind Speed for Northern Province

The most windy month in Northern Province is July when the average maximum windspeed is 21kmh and the average wind speed is 14kmh.

The least windy month in Northern Province is April when the average maximum windspeed is 8kmh and the average wind speed is 5kmh.

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