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

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

When to go to Hampi, India

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

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

January

January in this region can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Hampi during February, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is scorchingly hot 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:

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

April

If you go to Hampi in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hampi can be excruciatingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Hampi in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Hampi in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Hampi in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hampi, 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 Hampi
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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