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

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

When to go to Jaipur, India

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Jaipur in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Jaipur during April, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s 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 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Jaipur during June, you are likely to find that it is sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Jaipur is sizzling. Temperatures routinely are in the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Jaipur, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Jaipur can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Jaipur during September, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Jaipur during October, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November 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:

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

December

If you vacation in Jaipur 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 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jaipur, 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 Jaipur
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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