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

Traveling to Kumano, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kumano, 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 Kumano, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kumano, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kumano is cold and somewhat 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. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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February

February for Kumano can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

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March

March here is cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

April in Kumano can be chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

In May, Kumano is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kumano, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

If you visit Kumano during June, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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July

If you visit Kumano during July, you will probably find that it is hot and very rainy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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August

August in Kumano is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

In September, Kumano is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kumano, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

In October, Kumano is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kumano, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

If you vacation in Kumano during November, you might see that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s 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.

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December

If you visit Kumano during December, you might find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for Kumano, Japan

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

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