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

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

When to go to Raipur, India

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

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

January

If you visit Raipur during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no 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:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Raipur during March, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot 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 high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Raipur in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Raipur in May, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Raipur in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Raipur in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Raipur is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Raipur can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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