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

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Traveling to Hachioji, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hachioji, we have 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 Hachioji, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Hachioji can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Hachioji can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Hachioji in April, you will notice that it is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May in this region is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

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

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July

July in Hachioji is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you visit Hachioji during August, you will probably notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Hachioji during September, you might notice that it is warm and somewhat 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 around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

If you visit Hachioji during October, you may notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November in Hachioji is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you visit Hachioji during December, you may find that it can be brisk and very hazy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Hachioji, Japan

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

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

If you see a temple, such as Sengen Shrine, wear:

If you go to the Tric Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Trace of Hachioji Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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