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

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

When to go to Shimoga, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Shimoga during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Shimoga during February, you are likely to find that it is warm 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 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Shimoga during March, 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Shimoga in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Shimoga in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you go to Shimoga in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

August

August in Shimoga is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

September

Traveling to Shimoga in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October in Shimoga is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

If you go to Shimoga in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Shimoga 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 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shimoga, 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 Shimoga
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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