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

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

When to go to Maharashtra, India

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Maharashtra can be very 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:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

April

April is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

If you vacation in Maharashtra during May, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Sunglasses

June

June in Maharashtra is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

July

July in Maharashtra is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

August

If you visit Maharashtra during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella

September

If you visit Maharashtra during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

If you vacation in Maharashtra during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

Traveling to Maharashtra in November, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Maharashtra in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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