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

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

When to go to Santiniketan, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Santiniketan during January, you are likely to find that it is warm.

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:

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

February

February is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Santiniketan during March, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Santiniketan can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Santiniketan in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Santiniketan during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Santiniketan during December, you are likely to find 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Santiniketan, 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 Santiniketan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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