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, 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Mima, Japan

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

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • 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.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you go to a temple, such as Saimyō Temple, wear:

If you visit Folklore Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Mima.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Mima is biting cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

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February

In February, Mima is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Mima, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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March

In March, Mima is frigid 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%.

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April

If you go to Mima in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

In June, Mima is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Mima, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

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

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August

August in Mima is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September here is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in this region is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in Mima is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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December

December is freezing and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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