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

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

When to go to Koriyama, Japan

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Koriyama in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear

February

If you are traveling to Koriyama in February, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Koriyama is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

April

April in Koriyama is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

May

If you visit Koriyama during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Koriyama is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Koriyama during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Koriyama in August, 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:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Koriyama can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Koriyama can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

December in Koriyama is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

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

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

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