Weather in Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka in August

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Visiting Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka in August

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Unawatuna Beach in the months of January, February, March, July, for the best beach weather.

August is a transitional month at Unawatuna Beach, with the southwest monsoon gradually subsiding. The weather is still wet and windy, but there are more sunny breaks for sunbathing and swimming. Snorkeling and diving conditions may begin to improve, while surfing conditions remain challenging but enjoyable for experienced surfers. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Can you sunbathe in Unawatuna Beach in August?

Yes, August is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about August temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Unawatuna Beach in August?

Yes, August is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about August sea temperatures.

Is August a good time to holiday in Unawatuna Beach?

Yes, August is a good time for a holiday in Unawatuna Beach.

August has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. August has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). August is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the August temperatures and sunshine.

Is Unawatuna Beach warm in August?

Yes, Unawatuna Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in August.

The average maximum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Unawatuna Beach in August?

The average day light hours per day in Unawatuna Beach in August are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Unawatuna Beach in August

August sees a slight increase in crowds, as some tourists start to return to Unawatuna Beach. The Nikini Full Moon Poya Day, a public holiday, occurs in August, but it does not significantly affect the beach's crowd levels.

Temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August

The average maximum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 26°C (79°F). The minimum temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Unawatuna Beach in August

During August the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Unawatuna Beach. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Unawatuna Beach in August is typically 13.8 during August. 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 Unawatuna Beach in August

The average sea water temperature in Unawatuna Beach in August is 27.3°C (81.1°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Unawatuna Beach in August

The average total rainfall in Unawatuna Beach in August is 15.8cm (6.2inches) and on average there are 10.1 rainy days in August making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Unawatuna Beach in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Unawatuna Beach in August is 24°C (76°F) 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 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Unawatuna Beach in August is typically 87.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.6% in the previous month and 90.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Unawatuna Beach in August is typically 78.7%. The average relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 79.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Unawatuna Beach in August

The average maximum wind speed in Unawatuna Beach in August is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Unawatuna Beach in August is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Unawatuna Beach in August is from the South West.

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