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

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

When to go to Tokushima, Japan

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

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

January

January in Tokushima can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Tokushima during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Tokushima in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Tokushima is cool. 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:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Tokushima 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:

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

July

If you go to Tokushima in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Tokushima during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Tokushima during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Tokushima is balmy. 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Tokushima in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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