Mathura, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mathura, India? If you're planning to go to Mathura, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Mathura, India

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

Important essentials for Mathura, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mathura, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

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January

Traveling to Mathura in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you vacation in Mathura during April, you may find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Mathura during May, you may 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 low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Mathura during June, you may find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Mathura is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Mathura in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Mathura is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in Mathura during December, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are planning to go to the must-see Jama Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; you should check with the Mathura tourism authority.

If you go to the Government Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Mathura, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mathura.

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