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

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Traveling to Pahalgam, India? If you're planning to go to Pahalgam, this article contains 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 Pahalgam, India

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

Important essentials for Pahalgam, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Pahalgam in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

If you visit Pahalgam during February, you may find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet once in a while. There is frost about half of the time.

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March

March in Pahalgam is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you visit Pahalgam during April, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Pahalgam in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you go to Pahalgam in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you visit Pahalgam during July, you will probably notice 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 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Pahalgam in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Pahalgam in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Pahalgam is warm and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

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November

November in Pahalgam is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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December

If you go to Pahalgam in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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