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

Traveling to Mumbai, India? If you're planning to go to Mumbai, 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 Mumbai, India

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

Important essentials for Mumbai, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January for Mumbai can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Mumbai during February, you will probably see that it is really 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 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Mumbai during March, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. 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). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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April

April is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May in Mumbai is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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June

Traveling to Mumbai in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

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

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August

If you visit Mumbai during August, you may find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day.

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Mumbai in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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November

Traveling to Mumbai in November, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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December

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

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Activities for Mumbai, India

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

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