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

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Traveling to Nagahama, Japan? If you're planning to go to Nagahama, here 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 Nagahama, Japan

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

Important essentials for Nagahama, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural 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 excellent 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 Nagahama, Japan

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

If you go to Nagahama Castle, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Nagahama.

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

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    January

    January in this region can be bitter cold, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows regularly.

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    February

    February here can be bitter cold, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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    March

    March for Nagahama can be extremely cold, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    April

    April in Nagahama can be brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

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    May

    May in Nagahama can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    June

    In June, Nagahama is cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nagahama, 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

    In July, Nagahama is balmy, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Nagahama, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    August

    In August, Nagahama is mild, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Nagahama, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    September

    Traveling to Nagahama in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    October

    If you vacation in Nagahama during October, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s 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.

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    November

    In November, Nagahama is brisk, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nagahama, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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    December

    December in Nagahama is frosty, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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