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

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

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.

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

January

If you visit Takaoka during January, you are likely to find that it is brisk, very 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 about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Takaoka can be brisk, somewhat 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 a third 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Takaoka during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 about half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Takaoka is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s 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:

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

May

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Takaoka during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Takaoka during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Takaoka is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Takaoka is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Takaoka during December, you are likely to find that it is brisk and very 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Takaoka
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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