Ohakune, New Zealand: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ohakune, New Zealand

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

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

January

In January, Ohakune is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Ohakune, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Ohakune in February, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Ohakune during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ohakune is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Ohakune can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Ohakune, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Ohakune during August, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits 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 about two thirds of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Ohakune is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Ohakune in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Ohakune is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Ohakune, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Ohakune during December, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ohakune, New Zealand

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types I
  • A SIM card that works in Ohakune
  • Appropriate museum wear

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