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

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

When to go to Dakshina Kannada, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Dakshina Kannada, India by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

February

Traveling to Dakshina Kannada in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

March

Traveling to Dakshina Kannada in March, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

April

If you are traveling to Dakshina Kannada in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Dakshina Kannada in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Dakshina Kannada is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Dakshina Kannada is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Dakshina Kannada is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Dakshina Kannada is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Dakshina Kannada during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Dakshina Kannada is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dakshina Kannada, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dakshina Kannada, 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 Dakshina Kannada

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