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

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

When to go to Toyama, Japan

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

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

January

Traveling to Toyama in January, you will notice that it is brisk, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Toyama is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Toyama is cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Toyama, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Toyama during April, you are likely to 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:

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

May

In May, Toyama is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half 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 Toyama, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Toyama in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Toyama during July, you are likely to find that it is 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 low 70s F (low 20s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Toyama in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

If you are traveling to Toyama in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Toyama in October, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Toyama is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Toyama in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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