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

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

When to go to Gujarat, India

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Gujarat in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Gujarat in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Gujarat in March, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Gujarat during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Gujarat in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gujarat can be sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) to low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Gujarat in July, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Gujarat is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gujarat is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Gujarat during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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