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

Traveling to White Island, New Zealand? If you're planning to go to White Island, we 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 White Island, New Zealand

Based on the climate and weather in White Island, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for White Island, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you are traveling to White Island in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March in White Island is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you visit White Island during May, you may see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you visit White Island during June, you might find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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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July

Traveling to White Island in July, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in White Island during August, you may see that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 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 regularly.

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September

September in White Island can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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October

If you vacation in White Island during October, you might notice that it is relatively cool 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 (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

If you visit White Island during November, you might find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s 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 regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to White Island in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for White Island, New Zealand

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

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