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

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

When to go to Sarnath, India

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

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

January

If you visit Sarnath during January, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Sarnath during March, you are likely to find that it can be very hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 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:

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

April

If you go to Sarnath in April, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Sarnath can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Sarnath can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Sarnath during July, you are likely to find that it is sizzling.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Sarnath 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Sarnath during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Sarnath during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot.

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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Sarnath in December, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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