The weather in the Tsukuba area during summer is moist and hot. The average monthly rainfalls are around 130 mm from June to August and the average high temperature in August rises up to 30 degrees Celsius. In winter, the weather is dry and rather cold due to the strong north wind, the ‘Tsukuba Oroshi’. The average temperature in winter is around 3 to 5 degrees Celsius with 40 to 50 mm monthly rainfalls. Future students should prepare adequately for all types of weather.