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

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

When to go to Salem, India

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

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

January

If you visit Salem during January, you are likely to find that it is constantly 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 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Salem during February, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Salem is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Salem in April, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Salem in May, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Salem in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Salem can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Salem during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Salem is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is really 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:

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

November

November in Salem is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Salem in December, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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