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

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

When to go to Pathankot, India

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

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

January

January in Pathankot is mild and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

February

If you are traveling to Pathankot in February, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Pathankot in March, 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:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Pathankot in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Pathankot during June, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Pathankot during July, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Pathankot during August, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Pathankot during September, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Pathankot during October, you are likely to find that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Pathankot during November, you are likely to find that it is hot 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 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Pathankot in December, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pathankot, 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 Pathankot
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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