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

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

When to go to Ikata, Japan

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

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

January

January in Ikata is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Ikata can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Ikata is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ikata can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Ikata is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Ikata in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Ikata in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Ikata during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Ikata is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Ikata during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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