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

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Traveling to Hiroshima, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hiroshima, I've got 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 Hiroshima, Japan

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

Important essentials for Hiroshima, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hiroshima, 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas 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 kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Hiroshima can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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February

If you are traveling to Hiroshima in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you vacation in Hiroshima during March, you are likely to notice that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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April

If you visit Hiroshima during April, you are likely to see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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May

Traveling to Hiroshima in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Hiroshima in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Hiroshima in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Hiroshima in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Hiroshima is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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November

November can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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December

If you are traveling to Hiroshima in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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