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

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

When to go to Iga, Japan

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

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

January

January in Iga is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Iga during February, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Iga can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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:

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

April

April for Iga is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Iga is balmy. 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:

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

June

June in Iga is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Iga during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Iga in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Iga during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Iga in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Iga during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 or snow/sleet about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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