Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia? If you're planning to go to Kosciuszko National Park, 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 Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia

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

Important essentials for Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General 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 good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia by month

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January

January in Kosciuszko National Park is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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February

February in Kosciuszko National Park is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

If you visit Kosciuszko National Park during March, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Kosciuszko National Park in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Kosciuszko National Park is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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June

June in Kosciuszko National Park can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Kosciuszko National Park is frigid and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August is freezing and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Kosciuszko National Park during October, you are likely to notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November for Kosciuszko National Park is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you are traveling to Kosciuszko National Park in December, you will notice that it is crisp 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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