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

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

When to go to Bhubaneswar, India

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

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

January

January is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Bhubaneswar during February, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Bhubaneswar in March, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

April

If you visit Bhubaneswar during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts

May

May in Bhubaneswar is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

June

Traveling to Bhubaneswar in June, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts

July

If you visit Bhubaneswar during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Bhubaneswar is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bhubaneswar, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Bhubaneswar in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Bhubaneswar can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Bhubaneswar during December, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bhubaneswar, 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 Bhubaneswar
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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