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

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

When to go to Gwalior, India

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Gwalior in January, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Gwalior in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Gwalior during March, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot 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 low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Gwalior during April, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Gwalior during May, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gwalior can be sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) to 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Gwalior is blindingly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Gwalior in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Gwalior in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Gwalior in December, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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