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

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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.

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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 Hofu, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Hofu during January, you might find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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February

February in Hofu can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

Traveling to Hofu in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

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

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June

Traveling to Hofu in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

In July, Hofu is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Hofu, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you vacation in Hofu during August, you might see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Hofu in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

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

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December

December in Hofu can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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Activities for Hofu, Japan

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

If you go to the Mōri Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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