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

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

When to go to Kapiti Coast, New Zealand

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

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

January

If you vacation in Kapiti Coast during January, you are likely to find that it is mild 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February in Kapiti Coast is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

If you vacation in Kapiti Coast during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Kapiti Coast is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Kapiti Coast is relatively cool and somewhat 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 Kapiti Coast, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Kapiti Coast in June, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kapiti Coast is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kapiti Coast can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

September

If you vacation in Kapiti Coast during September, you are likely to find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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:

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

October

In October, Kapiti Coast is crisp and somewhat 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 Kapiti Coast, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Kapiti Coast during November, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kapiti Coast, 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 Kapiti Coast
  • Appropriate museum wear

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