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

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

When to go to Bhopal, India

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

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

January

January is a perfect temperature, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February for Bhopal is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March here is unbearably hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Bhopal during May, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 20 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Bhopal is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 90s F (high 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bhopal, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bhopal is really hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in Bhopal is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

September

September in Bhopal is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

October

If you are traveling to Bhopal in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

November

Traveling to Bhopal in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

December

If you are traveling to Bhopal in December, you will notice that it is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bhopal, 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 Bhopal
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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