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

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

When to go to Amakusa, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Amakusa in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Amakusa in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Amakusa is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Amakusa in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Amakusa during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

September

If you vacation in Amakusa during September, you are likely to find that it is hot. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

If you vacation in Amakusa during October, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Amakusa can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Amakusa is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Amakusa, 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 Amakusa
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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