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

Traveling to Patna, India? If you're planning to go to Patna, we'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 Patna, India

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

Important essentials for Patna, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Patna is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February for Patna is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you vacation in Patna during March, you are likely to see that it can be very 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in this region is blindingly hot 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Patna during May, you may find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June for Patna 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Patna in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Patna is really 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Patna during November, you are likely to notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Patna in December, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the majestic Pathar ki Masjid, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Patna tourism authority.

If you visit the Gandhi Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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