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

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

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.

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

January

In January, Hida can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Hida, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Hida in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Hida during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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:

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

May

In May, Hida is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Hida 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:

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

August

August in Hida is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hida is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hida is crisp and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Hida is brisk 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:

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

December

December for Hida is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Hida
  • Appropriate museum wear

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