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

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

When to go to Tarui, Japan

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

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

January

January in Tarui is beyond freezing, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments

February

Traveling to Tarui in February, you will notice that it is biting cold, somewhat snowy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Scarf
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots

March

Traveling to Tarui in March, you will notice that it is frigid, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Tarui in April, you will notice that it is cold, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is brisk, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Tarui is crisp, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tarui during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Tarui is mild, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tarui, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Tarui is relatively cool, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tarui, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tarui is brisk, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Tarui can be extremely cold, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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