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

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

When to go to Sammanthurai, Sri Lanka

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

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

January

January in Sammanthurai is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

February

If you vacation in Sammanthurai during February, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you vacation in Sammanthurai during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. 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).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Sammanthurai during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Sammanthurai during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Sammanthurai during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Sammanthurai in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Sammanthurai in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Sammanthurai during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Sammanthurai during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Sammanthurai in November, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Sammanthurai during December, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sammanthurai, 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 Sammanthurai
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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