Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia? If you're planning to go to Wollongong, this article contains 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 Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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

Important essentials for Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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

If you go to Wollongong Botanical Gardens, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to a temple, such as Nan Tien Temple, wear:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Wollongong.

What to wear/what to pack for Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia by month

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January

If you visit Wollongong during January, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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February

Traveling to Wollongong in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Wollongong is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Wollongong in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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June

If you go to Wollongong in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

If you vacation in Wollongong during July, you are likely to notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August for Wollongong is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Wollongong during September, you may see 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

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

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November

November in Wollongong is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December in Wollongong is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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