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

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

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About your travel guide

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 Auroville, India

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

Important essentials for Auroville, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Auroville during January, you will probably notice that it is really 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 60s F (low 20s C).

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February

February in Auroville is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

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

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April

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

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May

May is scorchingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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June

Traveling to Auroville in June, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Auroville in July, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Auroville in August, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Auroville in September, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Auroville during October, you are likely to notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

If you go to Auroville in November, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

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

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