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

Traveling to Yokohama, Japan? If you're planning to go to Yokohama, we have 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 Yokohama, Japan

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

Important essentials for Yokohama, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Yokohama in January, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

In February, Yokohama is pretty cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Yokohama, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Yokohama can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Yokohama, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Yokohama during April, you might notice that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May here is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Yokohama is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Yokohama during July, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August here is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Yokohama during September, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Yokohama is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Yokohama during November, you are likely to see that it can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Yokohama in December, you will notice that it is brisk and very hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Moroka Kumano Shrine, wear:

If you see the Yokohama History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Yokohama, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Yokohama.

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