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

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

When to go to Dazaifu, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Dazaifu is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

It rains about two thirds of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Dazaifu during March, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Dazaifu during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Dazaifu in May, you will notice that it is warm and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Dazaifu in June, you will notice that it is warm and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Dazaifu can be sweltering and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Dazaifu in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Dazaifu in November, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dazaifu, 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 Dazaifu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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