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

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

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.

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

January

January in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

February

Traveling to Chilika Lake in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Chilika Lake in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Chilika Lake during April, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Chilika Lake in May, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses

June

If you are traveling to Chilika Lake in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Chilika Lake during July, you are likely to find 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Chilika Lake is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Chilika Lake in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Chilika Lake is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Chilika Lake is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Chilika Lake in December, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Chilika Lake
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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