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

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

When to go to Surathkal, India

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

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

January

January in this region is constantly hot 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
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

February

February here is consistently hot 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:

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

March

March in Surathkal is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Surathkal during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and dry with little rain. 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts

May

Traveling to Surathkal in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Surathkal is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Surathkal, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Surathkal is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Surathkal is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Surathkal, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Surathkal during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Surathkal is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Surathkal, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Surathkal in November, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is constantly hot 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:

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

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

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

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