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

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

When to go to Kurukshetra, India

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

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

January

January here is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Kurukshetra during February, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kurukshetra is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Kurukshetra in September, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Kurukshetra is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

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

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

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