Cocos Islands, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Cocos Islands, Australia? If you're planning to go to Cocos Islands, I'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 Cocos Islands, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Cocos Islands, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cocos Islands, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-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-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cocos Islands, Australia by month

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January

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

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February

In February, Cocos Islands is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cocos Islands, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

March in Cocos Islands is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

Traveling to Cocos Islands in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you vacation in Cocos Islands during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

In June, Cocos Islands is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cocos Islands, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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July

July in Cocos Islands is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

In August, Cocos Islands is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cocos Islands, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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September

If you visit Cocos Islands during September, you may see that it is pretty consistently hot. 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

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

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November

November for Cocos Islands is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you are traveling to Cocos Islands in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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