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

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

When to go to Puttalam, Sri Lanka

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

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

January

Traveling to Puttalam in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Puttalam can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Puttalam is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Puttalam in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Puttalam in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Puttalam in December, 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Puttalam, 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 Puttalam

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