Weather in Southern Province, Sri Lanka in October

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

October is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Southern Province. October 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 October.

Temperature in Southern Province in October

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

The average temperature in Southern Province in October is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Southern Province in October

The average day light hours per day in Southern Province in October are 12 and there are 9 hours of sunshine per day on average during October making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Southern Province in October is typically 13.6 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 Southern Province in October

The average sea water temperature in Southern Province in October is 27.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Southern Province in October

The average total rainfall in Southern Province in October is 0.7cm and on average there are 18.4 rainy days in October making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Southern Province in October

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Southern Province in October is typically 92.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 94.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Southern Province in October is typically 80.5%. The average relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 81.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Southern Province in October

The average maximum wind speed in Southern Province in October is typically 21kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Southern Province in October is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Southern Province in October is from the South West.

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