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

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

When to go to Allahabad, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Allahabad during January, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Allahabad in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Allahabad in March, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Allahabad in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Allahabad is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Allahabad is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Light skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

July

July in Allahabad is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

August

August here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Allahabad can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Allahabad during November, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Allahabad in December, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Allahabad, 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 Allahabad
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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