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

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Traveling to Osaka, Japan? If you're planning to go to Osaka, the following 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 Osaka, Japan

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

Important essentials for Osaka, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Osaka, 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • 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 Osaka, Japan

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

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

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January

January in Osaka is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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February

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

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March

In March, Osaka can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Osaka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

April in Osaka is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June in Osaka is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Osaka during July, you may find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

August for Osaka is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Osaka is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Osaka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

If you go to Osaka in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you visit Osaka during November, you are likely to see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to Osaka in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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