Weather in Kokkilai Lagoon, Northern Province, Sri Lanka in January

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Visiting Kokkilai Lagoon, Northern Province, Sri Lanka in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Kokkilai Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Kokkilai Lagoon with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Kokkilai Lagoon in the months of March, April, June, July, for the best beach weather.

January continues the monsoon season, with frequent rainfall and cloud cover. Swimming and sunbathing can still be enjoyed during breaks in the rain, but be prepared for sudden showers. Snorkeling visibility may be reduced due to the rains, and surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing conditions remain unfavorable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Kokkilai Lagoon in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Kokkilai Lagoon.

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kokkilai Lagoon in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Kokkilai Lagoon with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Kokkilai Lagoon?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Kokkilai Lagoon.

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.8cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 15 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Kokkilai Lagoon. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Kokkilai Lagoon with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kokkilai Lagoon warm in January?

Yes, Kokkilai Lagoon is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kokkilai Lagoon in January?

The average day light hours per day in Kokkilai Lagoon in January are 11.7. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

In January, the beach at Kokkilai Lagoon is relatively less crowded as it is not a peak tourist season in Sri Lanka. However, there might be a slight increase in visitors during the Thai Pongal festival, which usually falls around January 14th. The overall crowd is still manageable and enjoyable.

Temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

The average maximum temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.7 per day in Kokkilai Lagoon. The sunshine percentage is 75% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is typically 11.4 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 Kokkilai Lagoon in January

The average sea water temperature in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 26.8°C (80.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

The average total rainfall in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 8.8cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 15 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is 23°C (74°F) 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°C (76°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is typically 85.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.9% in the previous month and 84.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is typically 78.1%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 74.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kokkilai Lagoon in January

The average maximum wind speed in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kokkilai Lagoon in January is from the North.

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