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

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

When to go to Mysore, India

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

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

January

January in this region 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:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

February

Traveling to Mysore in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May in Mysore is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

June

June in Mysore is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

August

In August, Mysore is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mysore, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

September

If you visit Mysore during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

October

October is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

If you are traveling to Mysore in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

December

If you are traveling to Mysore in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mysore, 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 Mysore
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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