Hikkaduwa Weather in October

What's the weather like in Hikkaduwa (Southern) in October 2023?

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Hikkaduwa and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

Hikkaduwa weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29°C 84.2°F
Nightly temperature 23°C 73.4°F
Average temperature 26°C 78.8°F
Daily sunshine 6.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 352 mm 13.8 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 28.4°C 83.2°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 11.3kph 7 mph

On average October is the wettest month of the year in Hikkaduwa with around 352mm 13.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa average temperature in October

October rainfall

Hikkaduwa average rain in October

October hourly sunshine

Hikkaduwa average rain in October

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 Hikkaduwa in October 2023.

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Hikkaduwa weather stats

Hikkaduwa weather statistics
Hottest month: April 30.6°C 87.1°F
Driest month: January 92mm 3.6ins
Sunniest month: March 8.9hrs
Coldest month: January 29.4°C 84.9°F
Wettest month: October 352mm 13.9ins
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