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

Traveling to Hamamatsu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hamamatsu, here is 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 Hamamatsu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Hamamatsu, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hamamatsu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Hamamatsu is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

February

February in Hamamatsu is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

April

April is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

May

May in Hamamatsu is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

August

August is really 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

September

September here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

October

October in Hamamatsu is mild. 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

November

November here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

December

December in Hamamatsu can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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:

If you visit a temple, such as Choraku-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to Hamanako Garden Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Ultralight day pack

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

Going to Ryugashi Cavern? You'll need:

Activities for Hamamatsu, Japan

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

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