Balapitiya, Sri Lanka: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Balapitiya, Sri Lanka? If you're planning to go to Balapitiya, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Balapitiya, Sri Lanka

Based on the climate and weather in Balapitiya, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Balapitiya, Sri Lanka

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Balapitiya, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Balapitiya, Sri Lanka by month

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January

January in Balapitiya is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you go to Balapitiya in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Balapitiya is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

In May, Balapitiya is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Balapitiya, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

If you go to Balapitiya in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you visit Balapitiya during July, you will probably find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

August for Balapitiya is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

If you go to Balapitiya in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

In October, Balapitiya is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Balapitiya, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November for Balapitiya is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in Balapitiya is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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