Aizuwakamatsu, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Aizuwakamatsu, Japan by month

January

Traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters

February

February in Aizuwakamatsu is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

March

If you are traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

April

If you vacation in Aizuwakamatsu during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly. 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).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

If you are traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots

July

July is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August in Aizuwakamatsu is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

If you go to Aizuwakamatsu in September, you will notice that it is warm. 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
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

October

Traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in October, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

November

November in Aizuwakamatsu can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Aizuwakamatsu is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Aizuwakamatsu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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