Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha? If you're planning to go to Ascension, this article contains 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 Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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

Important essentials for Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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

If you plan to go to the beautiful St. Mary's Anglican Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

What to wear/what to pack for Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha by month

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January

If you visit Ascension during January, you will probably see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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February

February in Ascension is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

In March, Ascension is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ascension, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is windy.

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April

If you visit Ascension during April, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you visit Ascension during June, you will probably find that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

Traveling to Ascension in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

In August, Ascension is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ascension, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is windy.

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September

September here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Ascension in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

If you visit Ascension during November, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

If you are traveling to Ascension in December, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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