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

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

When to go to Kichijoji, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kichijoji is brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s 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:

  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Kichijoji is brisk 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 about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Kichijoji can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Kichijoji in May, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Kichijoji is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kichijoji is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Kichijoji is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Kichijoji in October, you will notice that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Kichijoji is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Kichijoji in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kichijoji, 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 Kichijoji
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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