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

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Traveling to Ibaraki, Japan? If you're planning to go to Ibaraki, I have 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 Ibaraki, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Ibaraki is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Ibaraki is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Ibaraki in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Ibaraki during April, you may find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Ibaraki in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Ibaraki is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Ibaraki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Ibaraki can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Ibaraki is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

In September, Ibaraki is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Ibaraki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Ibaraki is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you visit Ibaraki during December, you are likely to see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Kawabata Yasunari Museum of Literature, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Ibaraki, Japan

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

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