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

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

When to go to North Bengal, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for North Bengal, India by month

January

If you vacation in North Bengal during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

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

February

February in North Bengal is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to North Bengal in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to North Bengal in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in North Bengal is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in North Bengal is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in North Bengal during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in North Bengal is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in North Bengal during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in North Bengal during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is a perfect temperature 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for North Bengal, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in North Bengal, 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 North Bengal
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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