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

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

When to go to Seto, Japan

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

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

January

January in Seto can be brisk, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

February

February in Seto can be brisk, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Seto during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Seto is crisp, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Seto in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Seto is a perfect temperature, very rainy and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

July

July in Seto is really hot, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

August

August here can be very hot, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Seto during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Seto is mild, very rainy and very hazy. 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:

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

November

If you vacation in Seto during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Seto is cold, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Langley, Washington, United States of America, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Centennial, Colorado, United States of America, Patna, India, Wörgl, Austria, Wieliczka, Poland, Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Rockville Centre, New York, United States of America, Callao, Peru, and Lindås, Norway.