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

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

When to go to Bikaner, India

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

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

January

January here is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Bikaner during March, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bikaner can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Bikaner in July, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Bikaner is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Bikaner is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Bikaner in October, you will notice that it is sweltering 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
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

November

If you visit Bikaner during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

December

December in Bikaner is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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