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

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

When to go to Lucknow, India

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

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

January

January here is a perfect temperature 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:

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

February

February in Lucknow is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Lucknow in April, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Lucknow during May, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Lucknow is sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Lucknow in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

August

In August, Lucknow is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Lucknow, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

September

September in Lucknow is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

October here is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Lucknow 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:

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

December

Traveling to Lucknow in December, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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