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

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

When to go to Hofu, Japan

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

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

January

January in Hofu is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Hofu can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Hofu in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hofu is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hofu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hofu is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Hofu can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hofu is warm. 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:

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

October

October in Hofu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Hofu 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
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hofu, 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 Hofu
  • Appropriate museum wear

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