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

Traveling to Ise, Japan? If you're planning to go to Ise, we 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 Ise, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Ise can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

February

February in Ise is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

March

If you are traveling to Ise in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

April

If you visit Ise during April, you will probably notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

May

If you go to Ise in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

June

June in Ise is a perfect temperature 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:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

July

July in Ise is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

August

August is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

September

September is warm and somewhat rainy. 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:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

October

If you go to Ise in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Ise Shrine, wear:

Activities for Ise, Japan

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

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