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

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

When to go to Jharkhand, India

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

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

January

January is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Jharkhand in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Jharkhand in March, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Jharkhand during April, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and dry with little 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Jharkhand is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Jharkhand is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Jharkhand is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Jharkhand is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Jharkhand 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:

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

December

December for Jharkhand is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jharkhand, 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 Jharkhand

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