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

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Traveling to Marlborough, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Marlborough, here is 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 Marlborough, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for Marlborough, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Marlborough during January, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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February

If you go to Marlborough in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Marlborough is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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May

May is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost sometimes. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you vacation in Marlborough during June, you might notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost regularly.

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July

Traveling to Marlborough in July, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

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August

August in Marlborough can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

October is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

November in Marlborough is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in Marlborough is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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Activities for Marlborough, New Zealand

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

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