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

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

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

Important essentials for Raetihi, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

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

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February

February in Raetihi is mild 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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March

In March, Raetihi is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Raetihi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

In April, Raetihi can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Raetihi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May in Raetihi is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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June

If you visit Raetihi during June, you might notice that it is cold 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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July

In July, Raetihi can be brisk 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 Raetihi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Raetihi during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very 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 about two thirds of the time. There is frost about a third of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Raetihi during September, you might see that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost sometimes.

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October

If you go to Raetihi in October, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Raetihi during November, you might notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December for Raetihi is mild 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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Activities for Raetihi, New Zealand

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

If you see the Waimarino Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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