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

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

When to go to Thekkady, India

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

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

January

If you visit Thekkady 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Thekkady can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Thekkady is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Thekkady during April, you are likely to find 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 (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Thekkady is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Thekkady is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Thekkady in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Thekkady in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Thekkady is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Thekkady, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Thekkady in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Thekkady is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Thekkady, 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 Thekkady
  • 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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