Fukuoka, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Fukuoka, Japan? If you're planning to go to Fukuoka, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Fukuoka, Japan

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

Important essentials for Fukuoka, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Fukuoka is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fukuoka, with most of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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February

In February, Fukuoka can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fukuoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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March

In March, Fukuoka can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fukuoka, with most of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

In April, Fukuoka is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Fukuoka, with most of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May in Fukuoka is warm and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

In June, Fukuoka is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Fukuoka, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

July here is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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August

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

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September

September in this region is hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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October

In October, Fukuoka is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Fukuoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

If you vacation in Fukuoka during November, you will probably find that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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.

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December

December in Fukuoka can be very chilly and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Fukuoka, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Fukuoka.

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