Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Ascension, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha? If you're planning to go to Ascension, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

January for Ascension is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

February

If you visit Ascension during February, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you are traveling to Ascension in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

April

If you vacation in Ascension during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

June

If you vacation in Ascension during June, you are likely to 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you go to Ascension in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

August

In August, Ascension is a perfect temperature 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

September

If you visit Ascension during September, you are likely to find that it is warm 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

October

In October, 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 October, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

December

If you are traveling to Ascension in December, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Ascension
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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