Weather in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in January

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

January is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Southern Province. January 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 January.

Temperature in Southern Province in January

The average maximum temperature in Southern Province in January is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Southern Province in January

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

The ultraviolet index in Southern Province in January is typically 12.2 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 Southern Province in January

The average sea water temperature in Southern Province in January is 27.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Southern Province in January

The average total rainfall in Southern Province in January is 0.1cm and on average there are 5.4 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Southern Province in January

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Southern Province in January is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Southern Province in January is typically 74.2%. The average relative humidity is 80.6% in the previous month and 72.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Southern Province in January

The average maximum wind speed in Southern Province in January is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Southern Province in January is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Southern Province in January is from the North-Northeast.

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