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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||April||30.6°C 87.1°F|
|Driest month:||January||92mm 3.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.4°C 84.9°F|
|Wettest month:||October||352mm 13.9ins|