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

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

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.

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

January

If you are 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:

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

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:

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

March

If you vacation in Mathura during March, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Mathura is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Mathura in May, you will notice that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Mathura in June, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Mathura in July, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Mathura during August, 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 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:

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

September

September for Mathura is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November 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:

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

December

December is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and M
  • A SIM card that works in Mathura
  • 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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