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

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Traveling to Kotagiri, India? If you're planning to go to Kotagiri, I have 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 Kotagiri, India

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

Important essentials for Kotagiri, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

In January, Kotagiri is mild, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kotagiri, with of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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February

February in Kotagiri is balmy, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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March

If you go to Kotagiri in March, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you visit Kotagiri during April, you might notice that it is mild and somewhat hazy. 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). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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May

In May, Kotagiri is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kotagiri, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

If you visit Kotagiri during June, you will probably see that it is crisp and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Kotagiri in July, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in Kotagiri during August, you will probably see that it is relatively cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Kotagiri in September, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Kotagiri is mild and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Kotagiri is mild and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

December in Kotagiri is balmy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 60s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Kotagiri, India

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

If you go to Longwood Forest, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you decide to visit St. Catherine Waterfalls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

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