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

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Traveling to Hida, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hida, the following 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 Hida, Japan

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

Important essentials for Hida, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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  • 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.


  • 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 Hida, Japan by month

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January

January for Hida is freezing, 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:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Hida in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Hida can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Hida, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Hida during May, you may notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s 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:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Hida is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Hida, 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:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you go to Hida in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently 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:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Hida during September, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature 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:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Hida can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Hida, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Hida is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Furukawa Matsuri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Hida, Japan

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

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