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

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

When to go to Chichibu, Japan

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

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

January

January in Chichibu is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear

February

February in Chichibu can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

March

March here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Chichibu is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Chichibu in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Chichibu during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Chichibu in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Chichibu in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Chichibu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Chichibu is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Chichibu is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chichibu, 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 Chichibu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

Check out our guides for these other locations: Amalfi, Italy, Ustronie Morskie, Poland, Mie, Japan, Hunchun, China, Sandıklı, Turkey, Devils Lake, North Dakota, United States of America, Darwin, Minnesota, United States of America, Gaziantep, Turkey, Myoko, Japan, Tubigon, Philippines, and Redding, California, United States of America.