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

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Traveling to Greater Wellington, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Greater Wellington, 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 Greater Wellington, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for Greater Wellington, New Zealand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Greater Wellington, 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Greater Wellington during February, you may see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Greater Wellington in March, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Greater Wellington is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Greater Wellington, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Greater Wellington in May, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Greater Wellington can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Greater Wellington is cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Greater Wellington during September, you will probably find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Greater Wellington during November, you may find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Greater Wellington is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Southward Car Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Greater Wellington, New Zealand

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

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