Anuradhapura Weather in October

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

The climate in Anuradhapura during October can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

October is in the fall / autumn in Anuradhapura and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

Anuradhapura weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.1°C 87.9°F
Nightly temperature 23.8°C 74.8°F
Average temperature 27.4°C 81.3°F
Daily sunshine 6.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 247 mm 9.7 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 28.7°C 83.7°F
Humidity 77%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average October is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Anuradhapura with around 247mm 9.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Anuradhapura

October rainfall

October 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 October 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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