Weather in Sri Lanka in august 2020

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.

Weather details in august

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.



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The climate in Sri Lanka in august ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

warning in august the weather is not the same depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: It is not ideal 100%, but the weather in Sri Lanka in august is quite good in Wilpattu National Park, Trincomalee, Dambulla and Anuradhapura. I allows to savor sightseeing in these places. And even why not take a little time to enjoy the hotel pool!

If you do not go lazing in the sun, but, for example to go sightseeing around, the cities of Arugam Bay, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Puttalam, Batticaloa, Udawalawe National Park, Neluwa, Ella and Jaffna have a ok but correct weather for it in august. Finally, we advise you to avoid you get to Yala National Park, Hikkaduwa, Negombo, Galle, Bentota, Colombo and Kalutara in august because the climate is pretty unfavorable.


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Climate in Sri Lanka in august

Climate in Colombo in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 86°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 85°F). The climate is burning there in the month of august. With 16.5in over 28 days, rain is to be feared throughout your vacations. Consider to pack clothes for rain.

August
Average temperature 85°F
Highest temperature 86°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Sea temperature 81°F
Rainfall 16.5in
Number of days with rainfall 28 day(s)
(90%)
Humidity 84%
Daily sunshine hours 9
Cloud cover 55%
Length of day 12:20
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Colombo in august

Climate in Jaffna in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 88°F and minimum temperature is 85°F (for an average temperature of 86°F). The climate is very hot in that locality in the month of august. With 4.2in over 13 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 86°F
Highest temperature 88°F
Lowest temperature 85°F
Sea temperature 85°F
Rainfall 4.2in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 80%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 30%
Length of day 12:26
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Jaffna in august

Climate in Anuradhapura in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 92°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 86°F). The climate is burning in this city in august. With 2.4in over 10 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 86°F
Highest temperature 92°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 2.4in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(31%)
Humidity 79%
Daily sunshine hours 11
Cloud cover 45%
Length of day 12:24
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Anuradhapura in august

Climate in Arugam Bay in august

In the month of august, maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 81°F (for an average temperature of 88°F). The climate is very hot here in this month. With 3.5in over 17 days, you risk getting wet slightly during your journey. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct weather, august is okay (but not good month) for traveling in Arugam Bay.

August
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 75%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 26%
Length of day 12:20
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Arugam Bay in august

Climate in Batticaloa in august

In august, the mean temperature in Batticaloa is 88°F (maximum temperature is 94°F and minimum temperature is 81°F). The climate is very hot there in this month. With 3.5in over 17 days, you will experience some showers during your vacations. But this is rather moderate and it will not be continuous.
With a correct climate, the month of august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city in Sri Lanka.

August
Average temperature 88°F
Highest temperature 94°F
Lowest temperature 81°F
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 17 day(s)
(55%)
Humidity 75%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 26%
Length of day 12:22
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Batticaloa in august

All cities in Sri Lanka in august

Colombo in augusttolerable weather
Jaffna in augustgood weather
Anuradhapura in augustgood weather
Arugam Bay in augustgood weather
Batticaloa in augustgood weather
Bentota in augusttolerable weather
Dambulla in augustgood weather
Ella in augusttolerable weather
Galle in augusttolerable weather
Hikkaduwa in augusttolerable weather
Kalutara in augusttolerable weather
Kandy in augusttolerable weather
Negombo in augusttolerable weather
Neluwa in augusttolerable weather
Nuwara Eliya in augusttolerable weather
Udawalawe National Park in augusttolerable weather
Wilpattu National Park in augustgood weather
Yala National Park in augustgood weather
Puttalam in augustgood weather
Trincomalee in augustgood weather
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in augusttolerable 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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