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

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Traveling to Takamatsu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Takamatsu, we've got 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 Takamatsu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Takamatsu, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Takamatsu is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Takamatsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you vacation in Takamatsu during February, you are likely to see that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Takamatsu can be brisk and very rainy. 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 Takamatsu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Takamatsu can be chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Takamatsu is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Takamatsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Takamatsu can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Takamatsu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Takamatsu can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Takamatsu is warm and very 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Takamatsu during October, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Takamatsu during November, you will probably find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Takamatsu is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half 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:

If you go to a temple, such as Yashima Temple, wear:

If you visit the Kagawa Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Takamatsu, Japan

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

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