New Island, Falkland Islands: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to New Island, Falkland Islands? If you're planning to go to New Island, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to New Island, Falkland Islands

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

What to wear/what to pack for New Island, Falkland Islands by month

January

January for New Island is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

February

Traveling to New Island in February, you will notice that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear

March

March in New Island can be very chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you go to New Island in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

In May, New Island is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for New Island, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

June

June in New Island is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

July

If you visit New Island during July, you are likely to find that it is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

August

In August, New Island is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for New Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

September

In September, New Island can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for New Island, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces

October

In October, New Island is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for New Island, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in New Island is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain almost every day. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

December for New Island is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for New Island, Falkland Islands

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in New Island

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