Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia? If you're planning to go to Lake Macquarie, we've got 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 Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Lake Macquarie, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia by month

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January

In January, Lake Macquarie is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lake Macquarie, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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February

If you are traveling to Lake Macquarie in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you visit Lake Macquarie during March, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s 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 visit Lake Macquarie during April, 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Lake Macquarie is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Lake Macquarie can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Lake Macquarie can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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August

August in Lake Macquarie can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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September

If you vacation in Lake Macquarie during September, you will probably notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

In October, Lake Macquarie is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lake Macquarie, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

November in Lake Macquarie is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you visit Lake Macquarie during December, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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Activities for Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Lake Macquarie.

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