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

Empty Lighthouse is a reader-supported site. This article may contain affiliate links to Amazon and other sites. We earn a commission on purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Nagasaki, Japan? If you're planning to go to Nagasaki, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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 Nagasaki, Japan

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

Important essentials for Nagasaki, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

In January, Nagasaki is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 60%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February in Nagasaki can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

If you visit Nagasaki during March, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

April

If you visit Nagasaki during April, you will probably see that it is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

May

In May, Nagasaki is warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

June in Nagasaki is warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

July

If you visit Nagasaki during July, you will probably find that it can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

If you visit Nagasaki during August, you might find that it can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

September

If you are traveling to Nagasaki in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

October

If you are traveling to Nagasaki in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

November

If you go to Nagasaki in November, you will notice that it is cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

December

In December, Nagasaki is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Nagasaki, Japan

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: North-East Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Cinnaminson, New Jersey, United States of America, Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Medina County, Ohio, United States of America, Viseu, Portugal, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, Vevčani, Macedonia, Wujie, Taiwan, Baden, Austria, St Wendel, Germany, and Tierp, Sweden.