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

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

When to go to Yamunotri, India

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

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

January

January in Yamunotri can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces

February

If you visit Yamunotri during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

If you vacation in Yamunotri during March, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Yamunotri in April, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Yamunotri is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Yamunotri is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Yamunotri during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

August

In August, Yamunotri is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Yamunotri, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

October

October in Yamunotri is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Yamunotri is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

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

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

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