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

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Traveling to Takaoka, Japan? If you're planning to go to Takaoka, 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 Takaoka, Japan

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

Important essentials for Takaoka, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Takaoka can be brisk, very snowy and somewhat rainy. 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 about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

If you vacation in Takaoka during February, you might see that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time.

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March

March here can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

In April, Takaoka is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Takaoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

If you are traveling to Takaoka in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

In June, Takaoka is a perfect temperature and somewhat 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 Takaoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

Traveling to Takaoka in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Takaoka in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

In September, Takaoka is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Takaoka, 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

In October, Takaoka is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into 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 Takaoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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November

If you visit Takaoka during November, you will probably see that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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December

December in Takaoka is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Takaoka, Japan

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

If you visit a temple, such as Zuiryū-ji Temple, wear:

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