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

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

When to go to Nichinan, Japan

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

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

January

January in Nichinan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Nichinan is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Nichinan in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Nichinan is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nichinan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Nichinan is warm and somewhat 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 Nichinan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you visit Nichinan during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

July

If you go to Nichinan in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August in Nichinan can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you vacation in Nichinan during September, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

October

October in Nichinan is warm. 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

November

November here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Nichinan is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nichinan, 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 Nichinan
  • Appropriate museum wear

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