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

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

When to go to Kanniyakumari, India

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

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

January

If you visit Kanniyakumari during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

If you vacation in Kanniyakumari during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

If you are traveling to Kanniyakumari in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Kanniyakumari during April, you are likely to find that it can be very hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

May

May in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

June

If you visit Kanniyakumari during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

July

July is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

August

August in Kanniyakumari is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

If you visit Kanniyakumari during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you vacation in Kanniyakumari during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

If you vacation in Kanniyakumari during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

If you are traveling to Kanniyakumari in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kanniyakumari, 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 Kanniyakumari
  • 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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