Visakhapatnam, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Visakhapatnam, India? If you're planning to go to Visakhapatnam, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Visakhapatnam, India

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

Important essentials for Visakhapatnam, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Visakhapatnam, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Visakhapatnam in January, you will notice that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

March here is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April for Visakhapatnam is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Visakhapatnam during May, you may see that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 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 sometimes.

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June

Traveling to Visakhapatnam in June, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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July

July in Visakhapatnam can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Visakhapatnam during August, you may find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s 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 about half of the time.

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September

September here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you visit Visakhapatnam during October, you may notice that it is extremely hot. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you vacation in Visakhapatnam during November, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

If you go to Visakhapatnam in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Visakhapatnam, India

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Visakhapatnam.

Going to Borra Caves? You'll need:

Visakhapatnam has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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