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

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Traveling to Kawasaki, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kawasaki, I've got 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 Kawasaki, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kawasaki, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kawasaki, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • 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).

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kawasaki is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

February

If you go to Kawasaki in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

March

If you visit Kawasaki during March, you may see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

April

In April, Kawasaki can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kawasaki, 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

May

If you vacation in Kawasaki during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

June

June in Kawasaki is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

July

If you vacation in Kawasaki during July, you may see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

August

August in Kawasaki can be very hot. 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

September

If you visit Kawasaki during September, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

October

October in Kawasaki is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

November

November in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

December

If you go to Kawasaki in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wakamiya Hachiman-gū Shrine, wear:

Activities for Kawasaki, Japan

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

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