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

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Traveling to Puttalam, Sri Lanka? If you're planning to go to Puttalam, below 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 Puttalam, Sri Lanka

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

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

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February

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

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March

Traveling to Puttalam in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

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

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May

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

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June

June in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

Traveling to Puttalam in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you go to Puttalam in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Puttalam in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

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

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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).

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December

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

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Activities for Puttalam, Sri Lanka

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

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