The climate in Bentota during August can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.
August is in the summer in Bentota and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 24°C (76°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||29.3°C 84.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||24.3°C 75.8°F|
|Average temperature||26.8°C 80.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||180 mm 7.1 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||27.2°C 81°F|
|Windspeed||13.4kph 8 mph|
On average August is the 4th driest month of the year in Bentota with around 180mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 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 Bentota in August 2023.
|Hottest month:||April||31.1°C 88°F|
|Driest month:||January||83mm 3.3ins|
|Coldest month:||January||30°C 86°F|
|Wettest month:||May||377mm 14.8ins|