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

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

When to go to Hachinohe, Japan

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

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

January

January in Hachinohe is very cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella

February

In February, Hachinohe can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hachinohe, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket

March

March here is cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear

April

April in Hachinohe can be chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows sometimes. 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:

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

May

In May, Hachinohe is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Hachinohe, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Hachinohe during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Hachinohe in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you vacation in Hachinohe during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

September

September in this region is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October in this region is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hachinohe can be brisk, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hachinohe is pretty cool, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hachinohe, 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 Hachinohe
  • Appropriate museum wear

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