Western Tamil Nadu, India: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Western Tamil Nadu, India

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

What to wear/what to pack for Western Tamil Nadu, India by month

January

If you visit Western Tamil Nadu during January, you are likely to find that it can be very hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Western Tamil Nadu in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Western Tamil Nadu in March, you will notice that it is blindingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Western Tamil Nadu is scorchingly hot and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) to high 90s F (mid 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Umbrella
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

May

May in Western Tamil Nadu is blindingly hot and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here can be very hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Western Tamil Nadu during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat hazy. 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).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Western Tamil Nadu in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Western Tamil Nadu in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Western Tamil Nadu is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Western Tamil Nadu can be very hot and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Western Tamil Nadu during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Western Tamil Nadu, India

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western Tamil Nadu, 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 Western Tamil Nadu

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