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

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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.

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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 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


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Nagasaki is cold and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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February

In February, Nagasaki can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%. Additionally, it is windy.

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March

If you go to Nagasaki in March, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

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

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May

May here is warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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June

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

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July

If you are traveling to Nagasaki in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

In August, Nagasaki can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

In September, Nagasaki is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Nagasaki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

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

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November

November in Nagasaki is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. 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 in Nagasaki can be brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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