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

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

When to go to Zentsuji, Japan

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

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

January

Traveling to Zentsuji in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Zentsuji is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Zentsuji in March, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Zentsuji during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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 sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

May

May in Zentsuji is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

June

If you visit Zentsuji during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Zentsuji during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 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:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

August

If you visit Zentsuji during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 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:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

September

September here is hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Zentsuji in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

November

In November, Zentsuji is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Zentsuji, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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