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

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

When to go to Kurobe, Japan

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

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

January

If you visit Kurobe during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you visit Kurobe during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you visit Kurobe during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella

April

If you visit Kurobe during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

May

If you vacation in Kurobe during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

If you vacation in Kurobe during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

July

If you go to Kurobe in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

August

If you go to Kurobe in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

September

In September, Kurobe is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kurobe, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in Kurobe is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

December

December is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

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

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

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