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

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Traveling to Narita, Japan? If you're planning to go to Narita, this article contains 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 Narita, Japan

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

Important essentials for Narita, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • 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 Narita, Japan

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

If you go to Sanrizuka Goryo Ranch Memorial Hall, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you go to a temple, such as Naritasan Shinshō-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Museum of Aeronautical Science, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Narita.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Narita in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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March

If you are traveling to Narita in March, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

If you visit Narita during April, you might see that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Narita is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

If you visit Narita during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

In July, Narita is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Narita, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

August in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

October in Narita is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

November is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

If you visit Narita during December, you may find that it is pretty cool and somewhat 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 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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