Weather in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in December

So you're interested in going to Southern Province, Sri Lanka in December

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

Temperature in Southern Province in December

The average maximum temperature in Southern Province in December is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Southern Province in December is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Southern Province in December is 23°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Southern Province in December

The average day light hours per day in Southern Province in December are 11.8 and there are 9.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Southern Province in December is typically 11.5 during December. 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 Southern Province in December

The average sea water temperature in Southern Province in December is 27.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Southern Province in December

The average total rainfall in Southern Province in December is 0.3cm and on average there are 13.5 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Southern Province in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Southern Province in December 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 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Southern Province in December is typically 93.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.5% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Southern Province in December is typically 80.6%. The average relative humidity is 81.9% in the previous month and 74.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Southern Province in December

The average maximum wind speed in Southern Province in December is typically 21kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Southern Province in December is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Southern Province in December is from the North.

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