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

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

When to go to South Odisha, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for South Odisha, India by month

January

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in South Odisha is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in South Odisha is blindingly 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:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to South Odisha in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to South Odisha in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, South Odisha is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for South Odisha, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in South Odisha is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for South Odisha, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South Odisha, 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 South Odisha

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