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

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

When to go to Palakkad, India

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Palakkad in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Palakkad in February, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Palakkad is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is unbearably hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Palakkad is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Palakkad is pretty consistently hot. 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:

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

August

Traveling to Palakkad in August, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Palakkad during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Palakkad is consistently 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:

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

November

If you vacation in Palakkad during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Palakkad in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Palakkad, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Palakkad, 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 Palakkad
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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