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

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Traveling to Tsukuba, Japan? If you're planning to go to Tsukuba, we have 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 Tsukuba, Japan

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

Important essentials for Tsukuba, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Tsukuba is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Tsukuba is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Tsukuba is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Tsukuba is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Tsukuba is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Tsukuba is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Tsukuba is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Tsukuba during October, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November for Tsukuba is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Tsukuba in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Science Museum of Map and Survey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Tsukuba, Japan

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

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