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

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

When to go to Kovalam, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Kovalam during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Kovalam during February, you are likely to find that it can be very 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March for Kovalam is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April in Kovalam can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

If you vacation in Kovalam during June, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in Kovalam is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kovalam is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Kovalam is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

October

If you vacation in Kovalam during October, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

If you vacation in Kovalam during November, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

December

Traveling to Kovalam in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kovalam, 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 Kovalam
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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