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

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

When to go to Jammu, India

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

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

January

January in Jammu is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

February

If you visit Jammu during February, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Jammu during March, you are likely to find that it is warm. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Jammu during April, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Jammu in May, you will notice that it is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is sizzling. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Jammu is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Jammu in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Jammu in October, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Jammu in December, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

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

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

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