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

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

When to go to Dalhousie, India

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

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

January

January in Dalhousie can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

March

March in Dalhousie is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Dalhousie during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Dalhousie in June, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Dalhousie is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Dalhousie in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Dalhousie during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Dalhousie in October, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Dalhousie during November, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Dalhousie in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dalhousie, 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 Dalhousie
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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