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, here is 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • 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 Auckland, New Zealand

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

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

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January

In January, Auckland is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Auckland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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February

In February, Auckland is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Auckland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

March is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

If you visit Auckland during April, you will probably find that it is balmy 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

If you go to Auckland in May, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June here is crisp 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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July

If you are traveling to Auckland in July, you will notice that it is crisp and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Auckland in August, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in this region is cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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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

November is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you visit Auckland during December, you might notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 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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