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

Traveling to Bhopal, India? If you're planning to go to Bhopal, this article contains 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 Bhopal, India

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

Important essentials 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.

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

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January

If you visit Bhopal during January, you may see that it is warm, somewhat hazy and dry with little 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 (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

February

If you visit Bhopal during February, you might find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

March

Traveling to Bhopal in March, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

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:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

May

If you visit Bhopal during May, you might find that it can be blisteringly hot 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

June

Traveling to Bhopal in June, you will notice that it is sizzling and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

July

If you visit Bhopal during July, you might find that it is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

August

August in Bhopal is extremely warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

September

In September, Bhopal can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bhopal, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

November

November in Bhopal is extremely warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

December

December is a perfect temperature, very 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Bhojeshwar Temple, wear:

If you go to Upper Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Activities for Bhopal, India

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

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