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

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

When to go to Ahmedabad, India

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

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

January

If you visit Ahmedabad during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Ahmedabad during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Ahmedabad in March, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Ahmedabad in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Ahmedabad in June, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during July, you are likely to find 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Ahmedabad during August, 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 high 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is unbearably 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:

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

October

October in this region can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Ahmedabad can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Ahmedabad during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ahmedabad, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ahmedabad, 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 Ahmedabad
  • 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
  • Appropriate museum wear

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