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

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

When to go to Arita, Japan

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

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

January

Traveling to Arita in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Arita can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Arita is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Arita in April, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Arita during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s 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:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants

June

In June, Arita is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

If you go to Arita in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

August

August can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

September

September for Arita is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Arita in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

If you go to Arita in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Arita can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Arita, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arita, 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 Arita
  • Appropriate museum wear

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