Dharan, Nepal: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Dharan, Nepal

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

What to wear/what to pack for Dharan, Nepal by month

January

Traveling to Dharan in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Dharan 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:

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

April

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Dharan in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Dharan can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Dharan during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Dharan during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Dharan in December, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dharan, Nepal

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

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