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

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

When to go to Elephanta Island, India

Based on the climate and weather in Elephanta Island, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Elephanta Island, India by month

January

January for Elephanta Island is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Elephanta Island in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Elephanta Island in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Elephanta Island during May, you are likely to find that it can be very 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 low 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Elephanta Island is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Elephanta Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Elephanta Island during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Elephanta Island can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 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 Elephanta Island, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Elephanta Island in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Elephanta Island during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Elephanta Island during November, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Elephanta Island during December, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Elephanta Island, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Elephanta Island, 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 Elephanta Island
  • Appropriate museum wear

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