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

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

When to go to Gaya, India

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

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

January

January in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Gaya in February, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Gaya during March, 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 (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Gaya during April, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Gaya in May, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gaya is sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Gaya is sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Gaya can be very 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 (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Gaya during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gaya can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Gaya during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Gaya in December, 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

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

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

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