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

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

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About your travel guide

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 Coimbatore, India

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

Important essentials for Coimbatore, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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

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January

January here is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in this region is constantly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Coimbatore is a scorcher, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Coimbatore can be blisteringly hot and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Coimbatore in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Coimbatore during June, you are likely to see that it can be very hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Coimbatore in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Coimbatore in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Coimbatore is constantly hot and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Coimbatore in October, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November can be very hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in this region is pretty consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to check out the must-see Athar Jamad Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Coimbatore tourism authority.

If you go to the G.D. Naidu Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Coimbatore, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Coimbatore.

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