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

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

When to go to Kawaguchi, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kawaguchi can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

February

If you go to Kawaguchi in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces

March

March is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Kawaguchi is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kawaguchi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Kawaguchi in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Kawaguchi is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kawaguchi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Kawaguchi is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Kawaguchi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Kawaguchi in September, 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:

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

October

If you go to Kawaguchi in October, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kawaguchi is chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Kawaguchi in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and very hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

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

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

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