Colombo in august: average weather and climate

You plan to go to Colombo in Sri Lanka in august : check the weather and seasonal norms on this page.

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Weather in Colombo in august 2019

The weather in Colombo in the month of august comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also navigating through the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout august

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
56% of time

Heavy rain32%

Cloudy11%

Partly Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
54% of time

Heavy rain38%

Clear/Sunny6%

Partly Cloudy3%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
57% of time

Heavy rain26%

Partly Cloudy11%

Clear/Sunny7%

Average weather 1-10 august

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Heavy rain36%

Cloudy16%

Partly Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
51% of time

Heavy rain43%

Clear/Sunny5%

Partly Cloudy1%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Heavy rain26%

Partly Cloudy14%

Clear/Sunny6%

Average weather 11-20 august

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
70% of time

Heavy rain25%

Cloudy3%

Partly Cloudy1%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
61% of time

Heavy rain30%

Clear/Sunny6%

Partly Cloudy2%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Heavy rain27%

Partly Cloudy11%

Clear/Sunny6%

Average weather 21-31 august

Weather at 7am

Temperature: 26°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
51% of time

Heavy rain34%

Cloudy12%

Partly Cloudy2%

Weather at 1pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
50% of time

Heavy rain40%

Clear/Sunny7%

Partly Cloudy4%

Weather at 7pm

Temperature: 30°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
62% of time

Heavy rain23%

Clear/Sunny9%

Partly Cloudy8%




Climate of Colombo in august

The climate of Colombo in august is tolerable

the weather in Colombo in august is wet (with 529mm of precipitation over 29 days). The situation is deteriorating compared to the previous month since in july there is an average of 538mm of rainfall over 30 days.

The climate quite good in this location august. The thermometer averaged maximum of 31°C. On average, the recorded minimum temperature is 28°C. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of august in Colombo is 29°C. Note that these seasonal averages are in contrast with those observed in Colombo in august with a maximum record of 36°C in 2013 and a minimum record of 9°C in 2018. You can expect to have about 18 days with temperatures up to 30°C, or 58 of time.

Day length in Colombo in august is 12:20. The sun rises at 06:05 and sets at 18:25.

August: another location in Sri Lanka?

If you want to go to Sri Lanka in august, there are destinations with better weather than Colombo:

In august, Anuradhapura, Dambulla, Trincomalee and Wilpattu National Park have good weather.

more information about Sri Lanka's weather in august


Seasonal average climate and temperature of Colombo in august

Check below seasonal norms These datas are set from the weather statements of the past years of the month of august.

August
Outside temperature
Average temperature 29°C
Highest temperature 31°C
Lowest temperature 28°C
Highest record temperature 36°C
(2013)
Lowest record temperature 9°C
(2018)
Number of days at +30°C 18 day(s)
(58%)
Number of days at +18°C 31 day(s)
(100%)
Average sea temperature 27.2°C
Lowest sea temperature 25.7°C
Highest sea temperature 28.6°C
Wind
Wind speed 21km/h
Wind temperature 28°C
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 529mm
Number of days with rainfall 29 day(s)
(94%)
Record daily rainfall 69.2mm
(2018)
Other climate data
Humidity 82%
Visibility 8.87km
Cloud cover 55%
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 06:05
Time of sunset 18:25
Length of day 12:20
Our opinion about the weather in august
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable

How was the weather last august?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Colombo in august 2018:

01-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
9°C to 27°C
02-08-2018
Torrential rain shower
25°C to 28°C
03-08-2018
Torrential rain shower
25°C to 28°C
04-08-2018
Torrential rain shower
25°C to 27°C
05-08-2018
Patchy rain nearby
27°C to 29°C
06-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
27°C to 28°C
07-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
26°C to 27°C
08-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
26°C to 28°C
09-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
27°C to 28°C
10-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
26°C to 27°C
11-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
12-08-2018
Light rain shower
26°C to 28°C
13-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
14-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
26°C to 28°C
15-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
25°C to 27°C
16-08-2018
Patchy rain nearby
26°C to 27°C
17-08-2018
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
27°C to 28°C
18-08-2018
Light rain shower
26°C to 27°C
19-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
20-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
27°C to 28°C
21-08-2018
Patchy rain nearby
27°C to 28°C
22-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
23-08-2018
Patchy rain nearby
27°C to 28°C
24-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
25-08-2018
Light rain shower
26°C to 28°C
26-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
27-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
28-08-2018
Patchy rain nearby
27°C to 29°C
29-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
30-08-2018
Light rain shower
27°C to 28°C
31-08-2018
Moderate or heavy rain shower
27°C to 28°C

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Map: other cities in Sri Lanka in august

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in august.

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Cities near Colombo:

Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia in augusttolerable weather
Panadura in augustvery bad weather
Negombo in augusttolerable weather
Kalutara in augustvery bad weather
Bentota in augustvery bad weather
Kuliyapitiya in augusttolerable weather

Sri Lanka in august: See full list of cities


Weather data for Colombo in august:

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

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