Jammu and Kashmir, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jammu and Kashmir, India? If you're planning to go to Jammu and Kashmir, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Jammu and Kashmir, India

Based on the climate and weather in Jammu and Kashmir, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Jammu and Kashmir, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jammu and Kashmir, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Jammu and Kashmir, India by month

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January

If you go to Jammu and Kashmir in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

If you visit Jammu and Kashmir during February, you may find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet occasionally. There is frost about half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Jammu and Kashmir in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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April

April in Jammu and Kashmir is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while. It rains once in a while.

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May

If you go to Jammu and Kashmir in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

July in Jammu and Kashmir is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Jammu and Kashmir in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

If you go to Jammu and Kashmir in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). There is frost once in a while.

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November

If you visit Jammu and Kashmir during November, you will probably notice that it is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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December

If you visit Jammu and Kashmir during December, you will probably see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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