Southern India, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Southern India, India? If you're planning to go to Southern India, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Southern India, India

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

Important essentials for Southern India, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern India, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Southern India in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you go to Southern India in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you visit Southern India during March, you might see that it is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you visit Southern India during April, you may find that it is scorchingly hot. 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 (low 20s C).

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May

If you visit Southern India during May, you might notice that it is 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 (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you go to Southern India in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

August in Southern India is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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September

September in Southern India can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

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

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November

If you vacation in Southern India during November, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

If you vacation in Southern India during December, you are likely to see that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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Activities for Southern India, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Southern India.

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