Lyttelton, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Lyttelton, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Lyttelton, this is 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 Lyttelton, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for Lyttelton, New Zealand

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lyttelton, 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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 product.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

February for Lyttelton is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

March for Lyttelton is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you go to Lyttelton in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

In May, Lyttelton is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Lyttelton, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in this region is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you go to Lyttelton in July, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in Lyttelton during August, you might notice that it can be brisk 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Lyttelton is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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November

If you visit Lyttelton during November, you are likely to see that it is cool. 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 a third of the time.

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December

December in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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