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

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

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.

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

January

If you vacation in Assam during January, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

February

Traveling to Assam in February, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

March

If you visit Assam during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you vacation in Assam during April, you are likely to find that it is hot. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

May

May 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you visit Assam during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

August

August in Assam is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October here is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

November

If you vacation in Assam during November, you are likely to find that it is warm 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

December

If you vacation in Assam during December, you are likely to find 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Assam
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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