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

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

When to go to Hitoyoshi, Japan

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

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

January

January in Hitoyoshi can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Hitoyoshi in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hitoyoshi is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hitoyoshi is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Hitoyoshi during May, 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Hitoyoshi 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Hitoyoshi during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Hitoyoshi can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Hitoyoshi in September, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hitoyoshi is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Hitoyoshi during November, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hitoyoshi, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hitoyoshi, 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 Hitoyoshi
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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