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

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

When to go to Akashi, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Akashi can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Akashi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

February

February in Akashi can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear

March

In March, Akashi is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Akashi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

April

In April, Akashi is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Akashi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear

May

In May, Akashi is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Akashi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

June

If you visit Akashi during June, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

July

If you vacation in Akashi during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

August

In August, Akashi can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Akashi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

September

If you visit Akashi during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. 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 (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

October

If you vacation in Akashi during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear

November

November here is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses

December

If you vacation in Akashi during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Akashi, 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 Akashi

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