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

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

When to go to Solan, India

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

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

January

Traveling to Solan in January, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

February

February here is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Solan in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Solan during April, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Solan during May, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Solan can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Solan during July, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (high 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Solan during August, 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Solan in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Solan in December, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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