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

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

When to go to Chiba, Japan

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

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

January

January in Chiba is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Chiba can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Chiba in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Chiba in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Chiba in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Chiba is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Chiba during July, you are likely to 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Chiba is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Chiba is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Chiba, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Chiba in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Chiba in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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