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

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

When to go to Jabalpur, India

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Jabalpur in January, you will notice that it is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

February

Traveling to Jabalpur in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Jabalpur during April, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Jabalpur is unbearably hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sarong

June

June is scorchingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Jabalpur can be very hot and very rainy. 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:

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

August

If you go to Jabalpur in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Jabalpur is consistently 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Jabalpur during October, you are likely to find 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 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Jabalpur is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Jabalpur in December, you will notice that it is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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