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

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

When to go to Yamanashi, Japan

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

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

January

January in Yamanashi can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Yamanashi can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks

March

If you visit Yamanashi during March, you are likely to find that it is crisp.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Yamanashi is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

May

Traveling to Yamanashi in May, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you are traveling to Yamanashi in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

July

If you are traveling to Yamanashi in July, 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:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August in Yamanashi can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

September

Traveling to Yamanashi in September, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

November

November in Yamanashi is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Yamanashi can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yamanashi, 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 Yamanashi
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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