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

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Traveling to Kurama, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kurama, I've got 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 Kurama, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kurama, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Kurama can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kurama, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

February

February here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

May

If you visit Kurama during May, you may find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

June

If you go to Kurama in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

August

If you are traveling to Kurama in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

October

If you visit Kurama during October, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

November

November in Kurama is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

December

If you visit Kurama during December, you will probably see that it is brisk. 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 or snow/sleet about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Kuramadera Temple, wear:

Activities for Kurama, Japan

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

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