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

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Traveling to Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka? If you're planning to go to Sri Lanka, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

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

Important essentials for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka by month

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January

January for Sri Lanka is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

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

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March

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

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April

April here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

If you go to Sri Lanka in May, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June for Sri Lanka is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

Traveling to Sri Lanka in July, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

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

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October

October in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

If you go to Sri Lanka in November, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Sri Lanka in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

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

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