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

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

When to go to Thanjavur, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Thanjavur during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Thanjavur during February, 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Thanjavur during March, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

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 (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Thanjavur in April, you will notice that it is sizzling. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Thanjavur in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here can be excruciatingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Thanjavur during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Thanjavur in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Thanjavur is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Thanjavur is hot. 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Thanjavur, 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 Thanjavur
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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