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

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

When to go to Ibaraki, Japan

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

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

January

January in Ibaraki is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Ibaraki is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March for Ibaraki is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ibaraki is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Ibaraki is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Ibaraki is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Ibaraki is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Ibaraki in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

In September, Ibaraki 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 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Ibaraki, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Ibaraki during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Ibaraki in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Ibaraki is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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