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

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

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

Important essentials for Tsuruoka, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Tsuruoka in January, you will notice that it is cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

February

February for Tsuruoka is pretty cool, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

March

If you go to Tsuruoka in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

April

If you go to Tsuruoka in April, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

May

In May, Tsuruoka is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Tsuruoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

June

June is mild and very 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:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

July

July for Tsuruoka is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

August

In August, Tsuruoka is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Tsuruoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

October

If you visit Tsuruoka during October, you are likely to see that it is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

November

In November, Tsuruoka can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Tsuruoka, with most of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

December

December in Tsuruoka is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. It also snows about half 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:

If you see a temple, such as Shonai Shrine, wear:

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