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

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

When to go to Pune, India

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

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

January

If you go to Pune in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Pune during February, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Pune during March, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Pune in April, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Pune is sweltering 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:

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

June

In June, Pune can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Pune is 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 Pune, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Pune in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Pune in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Pune during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 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:

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

December

Traveling to Pune in December, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pune, 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 Pune
  • 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
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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