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

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

When to go to Yonezawa, Japan

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

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

January

January in Yonezawa is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you go to Yonezawa in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Yonezawa can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). 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:

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

April

If you visit Yonezawa during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Yonezawa during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

June

June is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

August

If you vacation in Yonezawa during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals

September

Traveling to Yonezawa 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:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

October

If you vacation in Yonezawa during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Yonezawa in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Yonezawa can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yonezawa, 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 Yonezawa

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