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

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

When to go to Maizuru, Japan

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

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

January

If you vacation in Maizuru during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and very 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 C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Maizuru is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Maizuru can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Maizuru, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Maizuru in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Maizuru in June, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Maizuru is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Maizuru, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Maizuru is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Maizuru, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Maizuru in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Maizuru is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Maizuru, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Maizuru during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Maizuru is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Maizuru, 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 Maizuru
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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