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

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Traveling to Kure, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kure, below is 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 Kure, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kure, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

If you vacation in Kure during February, you might notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Kure during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk. 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 50 and 60% during the day.

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April

April is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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May

Traveling to Kure in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit Kure during June, you are likely to see that it is warm. 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.

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July

July in Kure is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Kure is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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October

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

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November

November in Kure is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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December

December in Kure is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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Activities for Kure, Japan

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

If you go to the JMSDF Kure Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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