Balapitiya, Sri Lanka: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

February

February in Balapitiya is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

Traveling to Balapitiya in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April in Balapitiya is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

May

If you are traveling to Balapitiya in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

July

July for Balapitiya is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

August

August is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

September

September in Balapitiya is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

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%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

If you visit Balapitiya during November, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

December

December here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Balapitiya

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