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

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

When to go to Pithoragarh, India

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Pithoragarh in January, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

If you visit Pithoragarh during February, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

March

March in Pithoragarh is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

April

Traveling to Pithoragarh in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Pithoragarh during June, you are likely to find 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Pithoragarh in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in Pithoragarh is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October in Pithoragarh is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Pithoragarh in November, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

December is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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