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

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

When to go to Katsuyama, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Katsuyama in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Katsuyama during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Katsuyama is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Katsuyama is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Katsuyama is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Katsuyama in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Katsuyama is constantly hot. 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:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

August

If you go to Katsuyama in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Katsuyama in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Katsuyama is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Katsuyama, 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 Katsuyama
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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