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

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

When to go to Nanao, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Nanao can be very chilly, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Nanao, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

February in Nanao is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat

March

March in Nanao can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella

April

If you vacation in Nanao during April, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Nanao is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Nanao, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Nanao is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Nanao, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear

August

Traveling to Nanao in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

September

September here is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Nanao is balmy and very rainy. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Nanao during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nanao, 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 Nanao
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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