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

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

When to go to Sakata, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Sakata is pretty cool, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sakata, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Sakata during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Sakata is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sakata, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Sakata is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly 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 Sakata, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Sakata is balmy and very 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 Sakata, 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:

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

July

In July, Sakata is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sakata, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Sakata is 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:

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

September

In September, Sakata is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Sakata is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Sakata can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sakata, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Sakata during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sakata, 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 Sakata
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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