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

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

When to go to Northwest Odisha, India

Based on the climate and weather in Northwest Odisha, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Northwest Odisha, India by month

January

January for Northwest Odisha is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Northwest Odisha during April, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

May for Northwest Odisha is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Extremely light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses

June

June in Northwest Odisha is sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts

July

If you are traveling to Northwest Odisha in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Northwest Odisha can be very hot. 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:

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

September

September here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Northwest Odisha during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Northwest Odisha in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Northwest Odisha during December, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northwest Odisha, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northwest Odisha, 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 Northwest Odisha
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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