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

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

When to go to Purulia, India

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

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

January

If you visit Purulia during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Purulia during February, you are likely to find that it is hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Purulia in April, you will notice that it is sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Purulia during May, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Purulia is scorchingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Purulia is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Purulia is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Purulia during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Purulia in November, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Purulia during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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