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

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

When to go to Fukushima, Japan

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

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

January

January in Fukushima is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

February

February in Fukushima can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket

March

March in Fukushima can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

April

April in Fukushima is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

If you go to Fukushima in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

June

June is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

July

If you vacation in Fukushima during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

August

August is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

September

If you vacation in Fukushima during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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 (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October in Fukushima is balmy. 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:

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

November

Traveling to Fukushima in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Fukushima is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Fukushima, 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 Fukushima
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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