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

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

When to go to Kesennuma, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Kesennuma in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof boots
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Waterproof coat
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Extreme cold weather gear

February

February in Kesennuma can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thick pajamas
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls

March

March in Kesennuma is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kesennuma is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kesennuma is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain regularly. 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:

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

June

June in Kesennuma is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

July

Traveling to Kesennuma in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August in Kesennuma is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you vacation in Kesennuma during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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 high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Kesennuma in October, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kesennuma can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It tends to rain regularly. 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:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella

December

December for Kesennuma is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof coat
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kesennuma, 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 Kesennuma
  • Appropriate museum wear

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