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

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

When to go to Miyako, Japan

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

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

January

January in Miyako can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

February

February in Miyako is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Miyako is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear

April

If you vacation in Miyako during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Miyako is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Miyako is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Miyako during July, 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

August

If you go to Miyako in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

September

If you go to Miyako in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

October

October in Miyako is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks

November

November for Miyako can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Miyako in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

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

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

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