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What clothes to bring?

Postby Binsento » Tue 08.23.2005 5:29 pm

I'm going to Tokyo this saturday for 2 weeks and it's the first time i'm visiting in August.
What's the weather like in a normal August? Is it still hot and humid or can i start packing sweaters?
1 week i'll be staying at Kusatsu Onsen, that's in the northwest corner of the Gunma prefecture in between the mountains. Since i'm from Holland (our country is as flat as pancake) i have no idea what the weather is gonna be like over there.
Ow, and what about typhoons?

I just hate packing useless stuff :)
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Kates » Tue 08.23.2005 6:54 pm

I'm certain it will still be hot and humid in the Tokyo area. You won't need sweaters. MAYBE a light jacket or long-sleeved shirts or something.

You know... you could check like http://www.weather.com or something. -_-
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Spaztick » Tue 08.23.2005 8:06 pm

Big maybe on that light jacket comment. :D
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Kates » Tue 08.23.2005 10:50 pm

That's why I caps'd it. XD
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby coco » Wed 08.24.2005 8:36 am

The following is URL about weather of Kusatsu for your information.
http://weather.yahoo.co.jp/weather/jp/10/4220/10426.html

A light jacket will be useful so that other people point out.

自動翻訳など使ってみました。お役に立てばなによりです
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Binsento » Wed 08.24.2005 12:57 pm

Ok, thanks !
And Kates, your absolutely right, but i have no idea what 83% humidity means.
I'd rather hear "It's friggin' humid!", that's clearer to me :)
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Mukade » Fri 08.26.2005 1:20 pm

It's currently hot and very humid here. In a t-shirt and shorts you'll still be sweating like a pig.

Technically, the monsoon season is over, but there have been a few errant typhoons sweeping through. If you get hit with one when you are here, just borrow an umbrella from someone.
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Kates » Fri 08.26.2005 3:30 pm

Or get one at the "100円 Shop" ....oh~ I miss that place so much. T_T
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Spaztick » Sat 08.27.2005 11:34 pm

Long Beach, CA:

106 degrees at 3 AM. And kinda dry that day, 96% humidity.

Now that's hot.
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Binsento » Mon 09.12.2005 5:46 pm

It was surely hot and very humid, the couple of days in Kusatsu were cold and wet though.
But still better than Tokyo at that time, i watched the news and saw a flooded Shibuya, haha
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby sa » Thu 09.15.2005 4:00 pm

いいなぁ〜 温泉行きて〜;)
にはウサギがいて、火星にはタコがいるらしいが…
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RE: What clothes to bring?

Postby Binsento » Fri 09.16.2005 5:58 am

There was one occasion where i actually got naucious because of the heat/humidity.
It was the day after the typhoon had left, the sun was really hot that day and when i walked in the subway station the wind down there felt like somebody was wrapping you in thick winterclothes.
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