Chugoku, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chugoku, Japan? If you're planning to go to Chugoku, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chugoku, Japan

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

Important essentials for Chugoku, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chugoku, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

If you go to Chugoku in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you visit Chugoku during March, you might see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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April

April in Chugoku is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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May

May in Chugoku is warm. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Chugoku is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

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

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August

Traveling to Chugoku in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Chugoku is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

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

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November

November in Chugoku is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you vacation in Chugoku during December, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Chugoku, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chugoku.

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