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

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

When to go to North-Eastern India, India

Based on the climate and weather in North-Eastern India, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

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

January

January is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

February for North-Eastern India is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to North-Eastern India in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

April

April in North-Eastern India is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

If you vacation in North-Eastern India during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

June

If you visit North-Eastern India during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

July

If you vacation in North-Eastern India during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit North-Eastern India during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in North-Eastern India is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

November in this region 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:

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

December

December for North-Eastern India is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in North-Eastern India, 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-Eastern India
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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