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

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

When to go to Karamea, New Zealand

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

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

January

If you go to Karamea in January, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Karamea is balmy 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Karamea in March, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Karamea 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:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

June in Karamea is relatively cool 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
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

July

July here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces

August

In August, Karamea is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

September

September in Karamea is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

October

In October, Karamea is crisp and very 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 Karamea, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Karamea during November, you are likely to find that it can be chilly 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 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:

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

December

If you go to Karamea in December, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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