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

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

When to go to Periyakulam, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Periyakulam during January, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Periyakulam in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Periyakulam during April, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

May

If you go to Periyakulam in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Periyakulam is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Periyakulam is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Periyakulam, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Periyakulam is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Periyakulam, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Periyakulam in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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