Delhi, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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Traveling to Delhi, India? If you're planning to go to Delhi, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Delhi, India

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

Important esssentials for Delhi, India

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

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

January

If you visit Delhi during January, you might notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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February

February in Delhi is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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March

If you visit Delhi during March, you may find that it is really hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 30 during the day.

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April

April is blindingly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Delhi in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Delhi is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) to low 100s F (high 30s C).

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July

If you visit Delhi during July, you may notice that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 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.

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August

In August, Delhi is sizzling. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Delhi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September in Delhi can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Delhi during October, you might see that it can be very hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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November

Traveling to Delhi in November, 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).

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December

December in this region is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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