Hawke's Bay, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Hawke's Bay, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Hawke's Bay, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Based on the climate and weather in Hawke's Bay, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hawke's Bay, 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • 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 Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Hawke's Bay.

What to wear/what to pack for Hawke's Bay, New Zealand by month

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January

January in Hawke's Bay 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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February

If you vacation in Hawke's Bay during February, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you visit Hawke's Bay during March, you may find that it is balmy 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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April

April in Hawke's Bay is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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May

May in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you are traveling to Hawke's Bay in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Hawke's Bay in July, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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August

If you are traveling to Hawke's Bay in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Hawke's Bay in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Hawke's Bay in October, you will notice that it is balmy 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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November

Traveling to Hawke's Bay in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

December in this region is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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