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

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Traveling to Kanto, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kanto, I have 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 Kanto, Japan

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

Important essentials for Kanto, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kanto, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Kanto is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February for Kanto is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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March

March in Kanto can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Kanto during April, you might notice that it is crisp. 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 occasionally.

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May

If you vacation in Kanto during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Kanto is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you visit Kanto during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you visit Kanto during August, you will probably find that it is really hot. 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 about a third of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Kanto in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Kanto in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

Traveling to Kanto in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you go to Kanto in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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