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

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

When to go to Malda, India

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

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

January

If you go to Malda in January, 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:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Malda in May, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Malda in June, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Malda in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Malda in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Malda in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Malda during November, 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Malda, 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 Malda
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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