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

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

When to go to Kokubunji, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kokubunji can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is brisk, 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:

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

April

April in Kokubunji is crisp, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kokubunji is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Kokubunji 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:

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

July

If you visit Kokubunji during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Kokubunji in September, 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Kokubunji is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kokubunji can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Kokubunji can be very chilly and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 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
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kokubunji, 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 Kokubunji
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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