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

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

When to go to Sabaragamuwa, Sri Lanka

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

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

January

January for Sabaragamuwa is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

February

Traveling to Sabaragamuwa in February, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

March in Sabaragamuwa can be sizzling and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

April

In April, Sabaragamuwa is scorchingly hot, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sabaragamuwa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

May

If you visit Sabaragamuwa during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

June in Sabaragamuwa is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

In July, Sabaragamuwa is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sabaragamuwa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

August

If you go to Sabaragamuwa in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you visit Sabaragamuwa during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

October

If you go to Sabaragamuwa in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots

November

In November, Sabaragamuwa is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sabaragamuwa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December in Sabaragamuwa can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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:

  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

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

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