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

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

When to go to Meghalaya, India

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

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

January

If you visit Meghalaya during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Meghalaya during February, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Meghalaya is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Meghalaya is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Meghalaya is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Meghalaya is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Meghalaya can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Meghalaya during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is pretty consistently 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Meghalaya in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Meghalaya, 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 Meghalaya

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