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Visiting Sri Lanka in July

July is one of the best months to visit Sri Lanka for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

July has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.8% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. July has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). July is an excellent month for swimming in Sri Lanka with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Sri Lanka in one of the other best months of January, February, March, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Sri Lanka in July?

Yes, July is a good time for sunbathing in Sri Lanka.

July has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.8% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. July has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Sri Lanka in July?

Yes, July is an excellent month for swimming in Sri Lanka with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (83°F).

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Is July a good time to holiday in Sri Lanka?

Yes, July is a great time for a holiday in Sri Lanka.

July has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.8% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright. July has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it dry with only light showers in the very few rainy days each month. There are just 5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). July is an excellent month for swimming in Sri Lanka with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Sri Lanka warm in July?

Yes, Sri Lanka is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in July.

The average maximum temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 33°C (91°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 29°C (85°F). The average temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Sri Lanka in July?

The average day light hours per day in Sri Lanka in July are 12.5. The sunshine percentage is 66.8% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Sri Lanka in July

The average maximum temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 33°C (91°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 29°C (85°F). The average temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 26°C (79°F). The minimum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sri Lanka in July

During July the average day light hours are 12.5 per day in Sri Lanka. The sunshine percentage is 66.8% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Sri Lanka in July is typically 12.9 during July. 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 Sri Lanka in July

The average sea water temperature in Sri Lanka in July is 28.1°C (82.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Sri Lanka in July

The average total rainfall in Sri Lanka in July is 5.1cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 5 rainy days in July making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sri Lanka in July

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sri Lanka in July is 24°C (75°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 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sri Lanka in July is typically 81.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 82% in the previous month and 84.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sri Lanka in July is typically 68.5%. The average relative humidity is 69.4% in the previous month and 71.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sri Lanka in July

The average maximum wind speed in Sri Lanka in July is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sri Lanka in July is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sri Lanka in July is from the West-Northwest.

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