Hakusan National Park, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Hakusan National Park, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Hakusan National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Hakusan National Park, Japan by month

January

January can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Hakusan National Park can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hakusan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hakusan National Park can be brisk and very rainy. 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:

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

April

April can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hakusan National Park is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Hakusan National Park during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Hakusan National Park is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hakusan National Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Hakusan National Park is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hakusan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Hakusan National Park during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Hakusan National Park during October, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very rainy. 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 between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hakusan National Park can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Hakusan National Park in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hakusan National Park, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hakusan National Park, 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 Hakusan National Park

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