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

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Traveling to Kitakyushu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kitakyushu, this is 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 Kitakyushu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kitakyushu, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

If you are traveling to Kitakyushu in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

In March, Kitakyushu is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kitakyushu, with most of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

If you visit Kitakyushu during April, you will probably see that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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.

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May

In May, Kitakyushu is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kitakyushu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

If you visit Kitakyushu during June, you are likely to see that it is warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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.

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July

If you visit Kitakyushu during July, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 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.

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August

August in this region is hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

September here is warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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October

Traveling to Kitakyushu in October, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November for Kitakyushu is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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December

In December, Kitakyushu is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kitakyushu, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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Activities for Kitakyushu, Japan

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

If you visit the Kitakyushu City Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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