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

Traveling to Northern India, India? If you're planning to go to Northern India, I've got 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 Northern India, India

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

Important essentials for Northern India, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • 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 Northern India, India by month

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January

If you are traveling to Northern India in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost occasionally.

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February

If you vacation in Northern India 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 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Northern India in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April for Northern India is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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May

May in this region is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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June

If you are traveling to Northern India in June, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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July

If you go to Northern India in July, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

August in Northern India is unbearably hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Northern India during September, you are likely to see that it is a scorcher. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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 once in a while.

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October

If you visit Northern India during October, you may find that it is really hot 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 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit Northern India during November, you may find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December for Northern India is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes.

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Activities for Northern India, India

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

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