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

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Traveling to Tamil Nadu, India? If you're planning to go to Tamil Nadu, I've got 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 Tamil Nadu, India

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

Important essentials for Tamil Nadu, India

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • 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).


  • 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Tamil Nadu, India by month

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January

January here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

If you go to Tamil Nadu in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you visit Tamil Nadu during March, you will probably see that it is blindingly 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in Tamil Nadu can be excruciatingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

Traveling to Tamil Nadu in May, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Tamil Nadu during June, you may notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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July

If you vacation in Tamil Nadu during July, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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August

August in Tamil Nadu is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Tamil Nadu can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in Tamil Nadu is constantly 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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November

November in Tamil Nadu is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in Tamil Nadu is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Tamil Nadu, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Tamil Nadu.

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