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

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

When to go to Howrah, India

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Howrah in February, you will notice that it is 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:

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

March

If you go to Howrah in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Howrah is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Howrah is unbearably hot. 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:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Howrah in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Howrah is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Howrah, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Howrah is extremely 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:

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

October

October in Howrah can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Howrah in November, 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:

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

December

If you visit Howrah during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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