Saint Helena, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saint Helena, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha? If you're planning to go to Saint Helena, I have 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 Saint Helena, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

Based on the climate and weather in Saint Helena, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Saint Helena, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Saint Helena, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha by month

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January

In January, Saint Helena is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Saint Helena, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

If you vacation in Saint Helena during February, you are likely to notice that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Saint Helena during March, you are likely to see that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

April is balmy 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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May

Traveling to Saint Helena in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June is relatively cool 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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July

July in this region can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August for Saint Helena is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

Traveling to Saint Helena in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Saint Helena is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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November

If you visit Saint Helena during November, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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December

In December, Saint Helena is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Saint Helena, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

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