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

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Traveling to Assam, India? If you're planning to go to Assam, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Assam, India

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

Important essentials for Assam, India

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Assam, India

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Assam.

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

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    January

    If you are traveling to Assam in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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    February

    If you visit Assam during February, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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    March

    If you vacation in Assam during March, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    April

    If you visit Assam during April, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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    May

    If you vacation in Assam during May, you might notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    June

    If you are traveling to Assam in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    July

    July in Assam is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    August

    August in Assam is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    September

    September in Assam is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    October

    October in Assam is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    November

    If you vacation in Assam during November, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    December

    If you vacation in Assam during December, you may notice that it is balmy 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

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