Auckland, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Auckland, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Auckland, we've got 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 Auckland, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for Auckland, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Auckland, New Zealand by month

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January

If you are traveling to Auckland in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February in Auckland is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March in Auckland is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you visit Auckland during April, you are likely to notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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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May

May in Auckland is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in Auckland is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in Auckland is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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August

August in Auckland is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

If you go to Auckland in September, you will notice that it is crisp and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in Auckland is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you go to Auckland in November, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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Activities for Auckland, New Zealand

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

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