Anuradhapura Weather in August

What's the weather like in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka in August 2018?

The climate in Anuradhapura during August can be summarized as very hot, humid and reasonably dry.

August is in the summer in Anuradhapura and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Anuradhapura weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32°C 89.6°F
Nightly temperature 24.6°C 76.3°F
Average temperature 28.3°C 82.9°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 39 mm 1.5 ins
Rainy days 4 days
Sea temperature 28.2°C 82.8°F
Humidity 71%
Windspeed 14.4kph 9 mph

On average August is the 3rd driest month of the year in Anuradhapura with around 39mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Anuradhapura

August rainfall

August hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in August 2018.

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Anuradhapura weather stats

Anuradhapura weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32.6°C 90.7°F
Driest month: June 11mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: March 9.1hrs
Coldest month: January 28.9°C 84°F
Wettest month: November 261mm 10.3ins
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