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

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

When to go to Gotemba, Japan

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

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

January

January in Gotemba is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Gotemba during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Gotemba is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 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:

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

April

If you vacation in Gotemba during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

May

If you go to Gotemba in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

Traveling to Gotemba in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

July

If you visit Gotemba during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

August in Gotemba is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

If you go to Gotemba in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

October

October in Gotemba is mild. 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:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

November

November in Gotemba is relatively cool. 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).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

December

December in Gotemba is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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