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

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

When to go to Surat, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Surat during January, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

February

February 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:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

March

If you go to Surat in March, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

April

April in Surat can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses

May

If you go to Surat in May, you will notice that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

June

June in Surat is scorchingly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

July

Traveling to Surat in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you go to Surat in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you vacation in Surat during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

October

If you vacation in Surat during October, you are likely to find that it is sweltering and dry with little rain. 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

November

Traveling to Surat in November, you will notice that it is sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

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

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

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