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

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

When to go to Kakunodate, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kakunodate can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

February

If you go to Kakunodate in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

March

If you visit Kakunodate during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s 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 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kakunodate is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

May

May in Kakunodate is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July for Kakunodate is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Kakunodate in August, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

September

September in Kakunodate is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you go to Kakunodate in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain boots
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts

November

November in Kakunodate is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Kakunodate is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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