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

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

When to go to Gorakhpur, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during February, 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Gorakhpur in March, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

April

April in this region is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Gorakhpur can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gorakhpur is sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Gorakhpur is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Gorakhpur, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Gorakhpur is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Gorakhpur during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Gorakhpur 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Gorakhpur 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:

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

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

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

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