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

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Traveling to Okayama, Japan? If you're planning to go to Okayama, 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 Okayama, Japan

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

Important essentials for Okayama, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • 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 Okayama, Japan

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

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

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January

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

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February

If you visit Okayama during February, you may find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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March

March in Okayama can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Okayama can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Okayama is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Okayama is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you visit Okayama during August, you may notice that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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September

September in Okayama is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in Okayama is relatively cool. 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).

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December

December in Okayama can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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