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

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

When to go to Ise, Japan

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

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

January

If you visit Ise during January, you are likely to find that it is cold. 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 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Ise during February, you are likely to find that it is cold. 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 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Ise in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Ise is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Ise during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Ise is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Ise during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Ise is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Ise, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Ise during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Ise during November, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Ise is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ise, 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 Ise

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