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

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

When to go to Calangute, India

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

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

January

January in Calangute is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

March

If you go to Calangute in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

April

Traveling to Calangute in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May for Calangute is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Calangute is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Calangute, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Calangute during August, you are likely to find 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Calangute can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Calangute in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

December

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Calangute, 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 Calangute
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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