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

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

When to go to Gudalur, India

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

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

January

If you go to Gudalur in January, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Gudalur in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Gudalur in March, you will notice that it is sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is a scorcher and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

May for Gudalur can be blisteringly hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Gudalur in June, you will notice that it is really hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Gudalur is extremely hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Gudalur in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gudalur can be sweltering and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Gudalur during November, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is pretty consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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