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

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

When to go to Hachioji, Japan

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

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

January

January in Hachioji is cold and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Hachioji is brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Hachioji during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hachioji can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Hachioji during May, you are likely to find that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Hachioji is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hachioji, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Hachioji in July, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Hachioji is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Hachioji in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Hachioji during November, you are likely to find that it is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be brisk and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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