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Sri Lanka temperatures in August

August in Sri Lanka has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from high in Ramboda with 26°C to very high temperatures in Polonnaruwa with 36°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 26°C in Polonnaruwa and 19°C in Ramboda.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Sri Lanka in August?

Discover the typical August temperatures for the most popular locations of Sri Lanka on the map below. Detailed insights are just a click away.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in August in Sri Lanka?
  • Data insights from our comprehensive database indicate that Polonnaruwa is the city with the highest warmth. Daytime peaks average near 36°C, while the nights are characterized by a low temperature close to 26°C."

  • What is the coldest city in August in Sri Lanka?
  • Our database indicates that in August, Ramboda is the city with the coolest temperatures in Sri Lanka. You can expect daytime highs of 26°C and nighttime lows close to 19°C.

  • How much sun does Sri Lanka get in August?
  • Kandy experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 75 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

  • What is the water's temperature in August?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 26°C in Colombo this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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