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

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Traveling to Mima, Japan? If you're planning to go to Mima, we'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 Mima, Japan

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

Important essentials for Mima, Japan

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

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

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January

January in Mima is beyond freezing and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

February

February in Mima is beyond freezing and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

March

In March, Mima is freezing and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Mima, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

April

April 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:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

May

May is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

June

If you visit Mima during June, you are likely to see that it is crisp 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

July

If you are traveling to Mima in July, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

August

If you visit Mima during August, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

September

September in Mima is crisp and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

October

If you visit Mima during October, you are likely to see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

November

November is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

December

December in Mima can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you go to Kawai Mountain Pass Weeping Cherry Trees, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

Activities for Mima, Japan

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

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