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

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Traveling to Karnataka, India? If you're planning to go to Karnataka, 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 Karnataka, India

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

Important essentials for Karnataka, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January for Karnataka is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Karnataka during February, you will probably find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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March

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

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April

If you visit Karnataka during April, you will probably find that it can be sizzling and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Karnataka during May, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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June

If you visit Karnataka during June, you may find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

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

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August

If you go to Karnataka in August, 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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September

Traveling to Karnataka in September, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October in Karnataka is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Karnataka is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you vacation in Karnataka during December, you may notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no 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 (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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Activities for Karnataka, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Karnataka.

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