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

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

When to go to Eastern India, India

Based on the climate and weather in Eastern India, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

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

January

If you vacation in Eastern India during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

February

If you vacation in Eastern India during February, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

If you visit Eastern India during March, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

April

If you are traveling to Eastern India in April, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May for Eastern India is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Light skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Sarong
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Rain coat

June

If you go to Eastern India in June, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts

July

If you go to Eastern India in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

August

In August, Eastern India is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

September in Eastern India is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in Eastern India is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

If you visit Eastern India during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

December

December 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:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

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

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

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