Cambridge, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Cambridge, New Zealand

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Cambridge is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Cambridge, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Cambridge is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Cambridge can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Cambridge, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Cambridge is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Cambridge, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Cambridge during July, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 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 about half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Cambridge can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Cambridge, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Cambridge is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Cambridge, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Cambridge is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Cambridge during November, you are likely to 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 high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cambridge, New Zealand

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types I
  • A SIM card that works in Cambridge
  • Appropriate museum wear

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