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

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

When to go to Chikuma, Japan

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

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

January

January in Chikuma can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Chikuma can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Chikuma is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Chikuma 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Chikuma is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Chikuma during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Chikuma in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Chikuma can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Cardano al Campo, Italy, Fátima, Portugal, La Rinconada, Peru, Essex, Vermont, United States of America, Carndonagh, Ireland, Eldorado, São Paulo, Brazil, Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, Sagar Island, India, Alliance, Nebraska, United States of America, Perak, Malaysia, and Tilton, New Hampshire, United States of America.