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

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

When to go to Chamba, India

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

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

January

January in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Chamba can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

March

March here is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

April

If you visit Chamba during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

May

May here is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

June

If you are traveling to Chamba in June, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Chamba is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

August

August in Chamba is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Chamba can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October for Chamba is 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:

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

November

November in Chamba is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Chamba in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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