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

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

When to go to Otsuchi, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Otsuchi in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters

February

February in Otsuchi is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

March

March in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Otsuchi in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Otsuchi is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Otsuchi during June, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Otsuchi during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

August

If you vacation in Otsuchi during August, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

September

If you go to Otsuchi in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in Otsuchi is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

November for Otsuchi is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Otsuchi can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

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

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