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

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

When to go to Sano, Japan

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

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

January

January can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear

February

February in Sano can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Sano is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Sano in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Sano during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Sano is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Sano is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Sano is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Sano is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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