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

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

When to go to Kangra, India

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

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

January

January in this region is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost regularly. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Kangra during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Kangra during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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:

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

April

April in this region is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Kangra during May, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly 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 dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

June

If you vacation in Kangra during June, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kangra is blindingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Kangra during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Kangra in November, 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
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

December

December here is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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