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

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Traveling to Sagamihara, Japan? If you're planning to go to Sagamihara, we've got 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 Sagamihara, Japan

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

Important essentials for Sagamihara, Japan

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

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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

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January

January in Sagamihara can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

February

If you go to Sagamihara in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

March

March in Sagamihara can be chilly. 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

April

Traveling to Sagamihara in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

July

If you vacation in Sagamihara during July, you might notice 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 low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

August

If you go to Sagamihara in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

September

September for Sagamihara is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

October

October for Sagamihara is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

November

If you are traveling to Sagamihara in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

December

If you vacation in Sagamihara during December, you might see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Myōgen-Temple, wear:

If you go to Sagami Lake, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Activities for Sagamihara, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sagamihara.

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