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

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

When to go to Kohama, Japan

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

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

January

January here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

February

February is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

March

March is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to Kohama in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

If you visit Kohama during May, you are likely to find 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 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

June

If you are traveling to Kohama in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots

July

July in Kohama can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

August

August in Kohama is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

September

Traveling to Kohama in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses

October

If you go to Kohama in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

November

If you are traveling to Kohama in November, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

December

December here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts

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

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

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