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

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

When to go to Varkala, India

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

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

January

January in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Varkala during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Varkala is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Varkala is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Varkala in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Varkala is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Varkala during August, you are likely to find that it is cold.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Varkala can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Varkala in October, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Varkala can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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