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

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

When to go to Tachikawa, Japan

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

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

January

January in this region can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Tachikawa in February, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Tachikawa in March, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Tachikawa can be chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Tachikawa 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:

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

July

Traveling to Tachikawa in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tachikawa during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Tachikawa is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Tachikawa 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 Tachikawa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Tachikawa in December, you will notice that it is cold and very hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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