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

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

When to go to Abashiri, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Abashiri in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments

February

February in Abashiri can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces

March

If you are traveling to Abashiri in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Abashiri 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
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

May

May in Abashiri can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Abashiri is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Abashiri is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Abashiri in August, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Abashiri in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Abashiri is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Abashiri during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Abashiri is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abashiri, 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 Abashiri
  • Appropriate museum wear

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