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

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

When to go to Thames, New Zealand

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

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

January

If you go to Thames in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

February

February is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

March

If you visit Thames during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s 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:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

April

If you go to Thames in April, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Thames 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Thames is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Thames is relatively cool and very 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:

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

August

August in Thames is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Thames during September, you are likely to find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

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

October

If you visit Thames during October, 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 low 50s 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:

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

November

If you go to Thames in November, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Thames is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Thames, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Thames, 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 Thames
  • Appropriate museum wear

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