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.
|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|
|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.
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 Anuradhapura in August 2023.
|Hottest month:||May||32.6°C 90.7°F|
|Driest month:||June||11mm 0.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||28.9°C 84°F|
|Wettest month:||November||261mm 10.3ins|