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

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

When to go to Kagawa, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kagawa is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Kagawa is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Kagawa is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Kagawa is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kagawa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Kagawa during May, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kagawa is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Kagawa is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kagawa, 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:

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

October

If you visit Kagawa during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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).

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:

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

November

If you vacation in Kagawa during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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:

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

December

December in Kagawa is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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