Chilika Lake, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chilika Lake, India? If you're planning to go to Chilika Lake, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chilika Lake, India

Based on the climate and weather in Chilika Lake, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Chilika Lake, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chilika Lake, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chilika Lake, India by month

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January

Traveling to Chilika Lake in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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March

March here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April here is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May here is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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June

June in Chilika Lake can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in Chilika Lake can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Chilika Lake during August, you might see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 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 about half of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Chilika Lake during September, you will probably notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Chilika Lake during October, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you vacation in Chilika Lake during November, you might find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you visit Chilika Lake during December, you might find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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