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

Traveling to Ohakune, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Ohakune, we've got 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 Ohakune, New Zealand

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

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

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Ohakune in March, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Ohakune is crisp 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:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Ohakune during June, you might find that it is cold 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 half of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Ohakune is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Ohakune can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Ohakune during October, you will probably find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Ohakune in November, 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 (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Ohakune in December, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Ohakune Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Ohakune, New Zealand

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

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