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

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

When to go to Koka, Japan

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

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

January

January in Koka is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you visit Koka during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

March

March in Koka can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella

April

April in Koka is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Koka is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Koka, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Koka is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Koka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Koka is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Koka, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Koka is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Koka during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Koka is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). 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:

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

December

If you go to Koka in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

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

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

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