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

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

When to go to Cherrapunji, India

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

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

January

If you visit Cherrapunji during January, you are likely to find that it can be chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

February in Cherrapunji is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

March

If you vacation in Cherrapunji during March, you are likely to find that it is mild.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

April

April in Cherrapunji is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Cherrapunji is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Cherrapunji is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Cherrapunji in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Cherrapunji is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Cherrapunji in October, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Cherrapunji is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

December in Cherrapunji is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cherrapunji, 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 Cherrapunji

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