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

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

When to go to Kashima, Japan

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

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

January

January for Kashima is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Kashima in February, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kashima is balmy and extremely rainy. 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:

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

May

May in Kashima is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Kashima during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Kashima during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and extremely 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kashima is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Kashima is hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Kashima is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Kashima during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Kashima can be very chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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