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

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Traveling to New Plymouth, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to New Plymouth, 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 New Plymouth, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for New Plymouth, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in New Plymouth is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in New Plymouth is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, New Plymouth is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for New Plymouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to New Plymouth in May, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, New Plymouth is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for New Plymouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you are traveling to New Plymouth in July, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to New Plymouth in August, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in New Plymouth is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in New Plymouth is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you vacation in New Plymouth during December, you might see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the TSB Bank Bowls New Zealand Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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