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

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

When to go to Kochi, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Kochi can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kochi, with most of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Kochi can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kochi, with most of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Kochi is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kochi, with most of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Kochi during April, you are likely to find that it is mild and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Kochi in May, you will notice that it is mild and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Kochi in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Kochi during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

August

August in Kochi is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Kochi in September, you will notice that it is hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Kochi is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kochi is crisp and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Kochi is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kochi, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kochi, 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 Kochi

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