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

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

When to go to Uttar Pradesh, India

Based on the climate and weather in Uttar Pradesh, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Uttar Pradesh, India by month

January

Traveling to Uttar Pradesh in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

February

February in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

March

If you vacation in Uttar Pradesh 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Sarong

May

If you visit Uttar Pradesh during May, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light skirts
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sarong
  • Sandals

June

June in Uttar Pradesh is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Uttar Pradesh during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Uttar Pradesh is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Uttar Pradesh during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Uttar Pradesh during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Uttar Pradesh, India

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

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