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

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Traveling to Whanganui, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to Whanganui, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Whanganui, New Zealand

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

Important essentials for Whanganui, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Whanganui during January, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 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.

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February

If you visit Whanganui during February, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 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 sometimes.

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March

March in Whanganui is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

April in Whanganui is mild. 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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May

May in this region is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

In June, Whanganui is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Whanganui, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you are traveling to Whanganui in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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August

August in Whanganui is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

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

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October

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

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November

If you visit Whanganui during November, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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December

If you vacation in Whanganui during December, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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Activities for Whanganui, New Zealand

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

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