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

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

When to go to Central Kerala, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Central Kerala, India by month

January

January can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

February

If you visit Central Kerala during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

March

If you visit Central Kerala during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

April

If you visit Central Kerala during April, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

May

May in this region can be brisk and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

June

June in Central Kerala is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks

July

Traveling to Central Kerala in July, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you visit Central Kerala during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

September

September in Central Kerala is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans

October

If you are traveling to Central Kerala in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

November

November here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

December

If you visit Central Kerala during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Kerala, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Kerala, 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 Central Kerala
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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