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

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Traveling to Far Far North, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Far Far North, the following 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 Far Far North, New Zealand

Based on the climate and weather in Far Far North, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Far Far North, New Zealand

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Far Far North, New Zealand

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Far Far North.

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

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    January

    January in Far Far North is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    February

    February here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    March

    In March, Far Far North is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Far Far North, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    April

    April in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    May

    In May, Far Far North is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Far Far North, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    June

    If you vacation in Far Far North during June, you may find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    July

    In July, Far Far North is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Far Far North, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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    August

    If you visit Far Far North during August, you will probably notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s 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.

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    September

    If you vacation in Far Far North during September, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    October

    If you visit Far Far North during October, you might find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    November

    Traveling to Far Far North in November, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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    December

    If you go to Far Far North in December, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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