Guwahati, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Guwahati, India? If you're planning to go to Guwahati, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Guwahati, India

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

Important essentials for Guwahati, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Guwahati, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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February

If you vacation in Guwahati during February, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

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March

If you vacation in Guwahati during March, you will probably find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Guwahati in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you visit Guwahati during May, you might see that it is constantly hot. 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).

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June

June for Guwahati is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Guwahati during July, you will probably find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Guwahati 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 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

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

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October

October is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

If you go to Guwahati in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in Guwahati is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Guwahati, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Guwahati.

If you go to Assam State Zoo And Botanical Gardens, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to a temple, such as Bhubaneswari Temple, wear:

If you go to the Assam State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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