The North-Western province is an intermediate zone, whereas the northern and eastern lowlands of Sri Lanka, in the wind shadow of the central higlands, are dry in August and September. Nevertheless, shower can occur regionally. For example, there will be thunderstorms in Trincomalee in the days to come.
Regrettably, chances of rain in surfer’s paradise will remain to be 80% for more than a week, though it`s Arugam Bay high season now. There will be only 3 days of sunshine during the next fortnight. The average temperature during this period is forecast to be 30°C, 34°C expected on the hottest day in Arugam Bay, 29th of August.