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

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

When to go to Hachimantai, Japan

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

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

January

January in Hachimantai is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks

February

February in Hachimantai is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Hachimantai in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hachimantai is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hachimantai is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is a perfect temperature. 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:

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

August

If you are traveling to Hachimantai in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Hachimantai in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Hachimantai in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hachimantai is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hachimantai is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hachimantai, 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 Hachimantai

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