Agra, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in Agra is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is warm 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:

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

March

Traveling to Agra in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

April

April for Agra can be excruciatingly 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:

  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops

May

May for Agra is scorchingly 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:

  • Sarong
  • Light skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sunglasses

June

June in Agra is sizzling. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts
  • Sandals

July

July is scorchingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals

August

If you are traveling to Agra in August, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Agra can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October for Agra is sweltering 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:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops

November

If you vacation in Agra during November, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

December in Agra is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Agra
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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