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

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Traveling to Sekigahara, Japan? If you're planning to go to Sekigahara, here is 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 Sekigahara, Japan

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

Important essentials for Sekigahara, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Sekigahara can be dangerously cold, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February for Sekigahara is biting cold, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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March

March in Sekigahara is frosty, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Sekigahara can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sekigahara, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May in Sekigahara can be very chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

Traveling to Sekigahara in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

In July, Sekigahara is mild, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Sekigahara, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

If you visit Sekigahara during August, you might see that it is balmy, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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September

Traveling to Sekigahara in September, you will notice that it can be chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Sekigahara is pretty cool, very rainy and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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November

If you are traveling to Sekigahara in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Sekigahara in December, you will notice that it is frosty, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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