Weather in Sri Lanka in august 2024

Below, check out the weather forecast for the month of august for most popular cities in Sri Lanka. These datas are probabilities for the month of august from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather mentioned.

Average weather in august in Colombo

very bad weather UV index: 7

Weather at 6am
83°F

Heavy rain

26%

Cloudy

8%

Partly Cloudy

5%

Weather at 12pm
85°F

Heavy rain

28%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Partly Cloudy

8%

Weather at 6pm
81°F

Heavy rain

19%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 3am
79°F

Moderate rain at times

44%

Heavy rain

41%

Cloudy

12%

Partly Cloudy

4%

More information about the weather in Colombo in august



Where to go in Sri Lanka in august?

Where to go in Sri Lanka in august: destination map

Legend: perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad

Where to go in each region in august?

Central-South of Sri Lanka
(Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Dambulla...)
tolerable weather*
East Coast of Sri Lanka
(Trincomalee, Batticaloa, Pottuvil...)
good weather
North of Sri Lanka
(Jaffna, Mullaitivu, Vavuniya...)
good weather
North Central of Sri Lanka
(Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Wilpattu National Park...)
good weather
North West of Sri Lanka
(Puttalam, Kurunegala, Chilaw...)
good weather*
Southern Coast of Sri Lanka
(Galle, Tangalle, Yala National Park...)
good weather*
West Coast of Sri Lanka
(Colombo, Negombo, Kalutara...)
very bad weather*
*over most of the region. Weather may vary locally.


Where should you go in Sri Lanka in august when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Sri Lanka in august ranges from good to very bad depending on the region and city.

The climate throughout August in Sri Lanka is characterized by renewed rainfall throughout its territory. The monsoon is still present. All the localities see their climate influenced by the abundance of rain and this, in spite of a rather comfortable warmth because the temperatures continue to decrease progressively in the morning.

August in Colombo and the West Coast of the Island

The chances of having beautiful sunny days are smaller on the west coast in August. Compared to July, rains in August are more frequent and more intense. Sometimes the showers intensify even more during the day, especially towards the end of the month.

August in Jaffna and the Extreme North of the Island

Admittedly, Jaffna is experiencing a renewal of rain in August but its intensity and frequency are less important compared to those of Colombo. This allows one to enjoy the sun and warmth.

August in Trincomalee and the Northeast of the Island

The atmosphere is warmer in Trincomalee and its surroundings. Morning temperatures are around 24° C, but daytime environments are 10° C higher. The climate is drier, which favors a weather in Sri Lanka throughout August more comfortable, with more sun. Especially since the sea wind makes it possible to feel comfort.

August in Nuwara Eliya and the Central Plain

The August weather in Sri Lanka, in the Central Plain, is identical to that of July except that the rains have increased in intensity and frequency. Expect then to have rainy afternoons and evenings.


Climate in Sri Lanka in august

Climate in Colombo in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 83°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is burning there in the month of august. With 23.9in over 23 days, rain is to be feared throughout your vacations. Consider to pack clothes for rain.

August
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Sea temperature 81°F
Rainfall 23.9in
Number of days with rainfall 23 day(s)
(75%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 10
Cloud cover 56%
Length of day 12:20
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Colombo in august

Climate in Anuradhapura in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 83°F (for an average temperature of 88°F). The climate is burning in this city in august. With 3.4in over 5 days, rainfall can happen throughout your vacations. But this is reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With good weather conditions, the month of august is an advisable month to go in that area in Sri Lanka.

August
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Rainfall 3.4in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 71%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 46%
Length of day 12:23
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Anuradhapura in august

Climate in Galle in august

In august, maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 83°F). The climate is burning in this location in this month. With 20in over 21 days, you may find yourself often in the rain throughout your holidays. So remember to bring Rain coats.

August
Average temperature 83°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 82°F
Rainfall 20in
Number of days with rainfall 21 day(s)
(68%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 49%
Length of day 12:19
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad
more information about the climate in Galle in august

Climate in Jaffna in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 85°F and minimum temperature is 83°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is very hot in that locality in the month of august. With 4in over 5 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With proper weather, the month of august is okay (but not good month) for traveling in this city in Sri Lanka.

August
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 85°F
Lowest temperature 83°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 4in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(17%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Jaffna in august

Climate in Kandy in august

In august, maximum temperature is 86°F and minimum temperature is 77°F (for an average temperature of 81°F). The climate is burning in that locality in august. With 7.8in over 11 days, rainfall can happen for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct climate, the month of august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city.

August
Average temperature 81°F
Highest temperature 86°F
Lowest temperature 77°F
Rainfall 7.8in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(37%)
Humidity 77%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 34%
Length of day 12:21
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Kandy in august


All cities in Sri Lanka in august

Colombo in augustvery bad weather
Anuradhapura in augustgood weather
Galle in augustvery bad weather
Jaffna in augustgood weather
Kandy in augustgood weather
Trincomalee in augustgood weather
Batticaloa in augustgood weather
Chilaw in augusttolerable weather
Dambulla in augustgood weather
Kalutara in augustvery bad weather
Kurunegala in augustgood weather
Mullaitivu in augustgood weather
Negombo in augusttolerable weather
Nuwara Eliya in augusttolerable weather
Wilpattu National Park in augustgood weather
Yala National Park in augustperfect weather
Polonnaruwa in augustgood weather
Pottuvil in augustgood weather
Puttalam in augustgood weather
Tangalle in augustgood weather
Vavuniya in augustgood weather
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Weather data for Sri Lanka in august:

Weather data for Sri Lanka in august is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Sri Lanka. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Sri Lanka can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Sri Lanka.


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