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

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

When to go to Central Province, Sri Lanka

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Central Province in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

Traveling to Central Province in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

March

If you go to Central Province in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you are traveling to Central Province in April, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

May

May in Central Province is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

June for Central Province is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

July

July for Central Province is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

August

August for Central Province is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

September

If you are traveling to Central Province in September, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

October

October in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

November

If you are traveling to Central Province in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

December

Traveling to Central Province in December, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Province, Sri Lanka

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Province, 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 Central Province
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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