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

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

When to go to Tottori, Japan

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

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

January

If you visit Tottori during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Tottori is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tottori can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans

May

May in Tottori is mild. 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:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in Tottori is warm. 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
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

If you vacation in Tottori during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

August

August in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

September

Traveling to Tottori in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses

October

If you vacation in Tottori during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

November

November in Tottori can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

December in Tottori can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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