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

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Traveling to Eastern Province, Sri Lanka? If you're planning to go to Eastern Province, here 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 Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

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

Important essentials for Eastern Province, Sri Lanka

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eastern Province, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Eastern Province is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Eastern Province in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March in Eastern Province is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

If you visit Eastern Province during April, you might notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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.

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May

If you go to Eastern Province in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

July is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Eastern Province in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Eastern Province during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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.

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October

If you vacation in Eastern Province during October, you will probably notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s 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.

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November

If you visit Eastern Province during November, you might see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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.

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December

December is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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