Weather in Northern Province, Sri Lanka in October

So you're interested in going to Northern Province, Sri Lanka in October

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

Temperature in Northern Province in October

The average maximum temperature in Northern Province in October is 34°. The average maximum temperature is 35° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Northern Province in October is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 30° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Northern Province in October is 25°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Northern Province in October

The average day light hours per day in Northern Province in October are 11.9 and there are 9.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Northern Province in October is typically 12.8 during October. 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 Northern Province in October

The average sea water temperature in Northern Province in October is 28.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Northern Province in October

The average total rainfall in Northern Province in October is 4.7cm and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in October making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Northern Province in October

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Northern Province in October is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Northern Province in October is typically 87.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 80.4% in the previous month and 93.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Northern Province in October is typically 72.9%. The average relative humidity is 65.1% in the previous month and 81.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Northern Province in October

The average maximum wind speed in Northern Province in October is typically 12kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Northern Province in October is typically 7kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 6kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Northern Province in October is from the North.

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