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

Traveling to Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka? If you're planning to go to Hikkaduwa, I have 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 Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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

Important essentials for Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

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

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February

February for Hikkaduwa can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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March

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

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April

April in Hikkaduwa is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you go to Hikkaduwa in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

If you vacation in Hikkaduwa during July, you might see that it is hot. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you go to Hikkaduwa in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in Hikkaduwa is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you go to Hikkaduwa in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

In December, Hikkaduwa can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Hikkaduwa, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Hikkaduwa.

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