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

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Traveling to Bangalore, India? If you're planning to go to Bangalore, here 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 Bangalore, India

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

Important essentials for Bangalore, India

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas 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 great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Bangalore, India

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

If you are intending to go to the majestic Holy Trinity Church, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you visit a temple, such as Art of Living Temple, wear:

If you see HAL Aerospace Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Bengaluru Palace, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bangalore.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Bangalore in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February here can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you visit Bangalore during March, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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April

April in Bangalore is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

May in Bangalore is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you visit Bangalore during June, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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July

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

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August

Traveling to Bangalore in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Bangalore in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Bangalore in October, 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).

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November

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

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December

If you visit Bangalore during December, you may see 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 low 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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