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

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

When to go to Komatsu, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Komatsu can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Komatsu, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Komatsu is pretty cool and somewhat 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:

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

March

March in Komatsu can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Komatsu is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Komatsu is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Komatsu is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Komatsu is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Komatsu in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Komatsu during November, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Komatsu is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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