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

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

When to go to Thiruvananthapuram, India

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

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

January

If you vacation in Thiruvananthapuram 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
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

February

February in Thiruvananthapuram is constantly hot 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:

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

March

If you visit Thiruvananthapuram 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 80s 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:

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

April

April for Thiruvananthapuram is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Thiruvananthapuram in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. 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
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you are traveling to Thiruvananthapuram in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Thiruvananthapuram in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Thiruvananthapuram is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Thiruvananthapuram is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Thiruvananthapuram in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Thiruvananthapuram during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Thiruvananthapuram in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Thiruvananthapuram, 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 Thiruvananthapuram
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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