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

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

When to go to Kinosaki, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kinosaki can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. 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:

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

February

February in Kinosaki can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Kinosaki in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Kinosaki is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kinosaki, 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Kinosaki in May, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Kinosaki is warm and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Kinosaki is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kinosaki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Kinosaki is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kinosaki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Kinosaki is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kinosaki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Kinosaki in October, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Kinosaki is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kinosaki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Kinosaki is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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