Kumamoto, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kumamoto, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kumamoto, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kumamoto, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kumamoto, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kumamoto, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

If you visit Kumamoto during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

If you visit Kumamoto during March, you will probably see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you vacation in Kumamoto during April, 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 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Kumamoto is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Kumamoto is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. 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 Kumamoto, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Kumamoto is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kumamoto, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August for Kumamoto is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you go to Kumamoto in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Kumamoto in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Kumamoto is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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December

December in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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Activities for Kumamoto, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kumamoto.

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