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

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

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.

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

January

January in Nagasaki is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). 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:

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

February

If you go to Nagasaki in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Nagasaki during March, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Nagasaki in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Nagasaki in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Nagasaki in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Nagasaki in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you visit Nagasaki during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

September in Nagasaki is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Nagasaki is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Nagasaki during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Nagasaki
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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