Hakone weather in October (Kanagawa, Japan)

What can you expect from the weather in Hakone during October? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In October, the weather in Hakone generally has pleasant temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 21°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 15°C.

Hakone in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 263 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Hakone. May and August typically offer the best weather. While January, February, March, April, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Hakone climate page with graphs.


Hakone, monthly averages in October

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 14.7°C  
Max Temperature 21.1°C  
Chance of Rain 51%  
Precipitation 263 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 53% *  
* Data from: Mount Fuji, Japan (36 KM, 22 Miles).

Where to go in Japan in October

Find out more about the weather in Japan in October and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Hakone in October?

​ For visitors traveling to Hakone, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in October.


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