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

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

When to go to Dhanbad, India

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

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

January

January for Dhanbad is a perfect temperature 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:

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

February

If you are traveling to Dhanbad in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Dhanbad in March, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Dhanbad is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Dhanbad in May, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Umbrella
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts

June

In June, Dhanbad is blindingly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Dhanbad, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Dhanbad in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Dhanbad during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. 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 (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Dhanbad in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dhanbad, 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 Dhanbad
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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