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

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Traveling to Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia? If you're planning to go to Lightning Ridge, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Lightning Ridge, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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 important 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 Lightning Ridge, New South Wales, Australia by month

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January

If you are traveling to Lightning Ridge in January, you will notice that it is a scorcher. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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February

Traveling to Lightning Ridge in February, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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March

March for Lightning Ridge is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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April

If you go to Lightning Ridge in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

Traveling to Lightning Ridge in May, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Lightning Ridge in June, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you visit Lightning Ridge during July, you are likely to see that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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August

Traveling to Lightning Ridge in August, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September is a perfect temperature and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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October

If you vacation in Lightning Ridge during October, you may notice that it is hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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November

If you visit Lightning Ridge during November, you are likely to notice that it is really hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

Traveling to Lightning Ridge in December, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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