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

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

When to go to Vaikom, India

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

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

January

January here is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

February

If you vacation in Vaikom during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

March

March is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

April is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants

May

May in Vaikom is mild and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

If you vacation in Vaikom during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

In July, Vaikom is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Vaikom, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks

August

In August, Vaikom is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Vaikom, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

September

In September, Vaikom is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Vaikom, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses

November

November in Vaikom is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

December

December is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

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

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