Agra, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Agra, India? If you're planning to go to Agra, below is 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 Agra, India

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

Important essentials for Agra, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Agra, India by month

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January

If you vacation in Agra during January, you are likely to notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

February

February here is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

March

If you vacation in Agra during March, you may see that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

April

April for Agra is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

May

May in Agra is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

June

If you are traveling to Agra in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

July

July in Agra can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

August

August here can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

September

If you visit Agra during September, you may notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

October

October in this region is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

November

November in Agra is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

December

December here is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are intending to see the beautiful Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Agra tourism authority.

Activities for Agra, India

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

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