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

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

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

Important essentials for Whitianga, New Zealand

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Whitianga during January, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Whitianga in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Whitianga 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 (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Whitianga, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Whitianga in May, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Whitianga is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Whitianga during July, you may find that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Whitianga is chilly 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 Whitianga, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Whitianga is 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:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Whitianga during October, you will probably find that it can be chilly 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 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:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Whitianga is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Whitianga, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Whitianga during December, you may notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Mercury Bay Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Whitianga, New Zealand

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

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