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

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

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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 Pithoragarh, India

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Pithoragarh, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pithoragarh.

If you see a temple, such as Dekatya temple, wear:

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

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January

Traveling to Pithoragarh in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February in Pithoragarh is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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March

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

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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).

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May

If you go to Pithoragarh in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you visit Pithoragarh during July, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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 about half of the time.

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August

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

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September

If you go to Pithoragarh in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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November

If you visit Pithoragarh during November, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

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December

December here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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