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

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

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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 Negombo, Sri Lanka

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

Important essentials for Negombo, Sri Lanka

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

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

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January

Traveling to Negombo in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

February

If you vacation in Negombo during February, you are likely to see 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

March

If you visit Negombo during March, you might see that it is extremely warm. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

May

Traveling to Negombo in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

June

In June, Negombo is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Negombo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

July

July in Negombo is extremely warm. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

August

Traveling to Negombo in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

September

If you visit Negombo during September, you will probably find 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

October

October here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

November

In November, Negombo is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Negombo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

December

December for Negombo 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Agurukaramulla Raja maha viharaya Buddhist temple, wear:

Activities for Negombo, Sri Lanka

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

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