Aizuwakamatsu, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Aizuwakamatsu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Aizuwakamatsu, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aizuwakamatsu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in January, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Aizuwakamatsu can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Aizuwakamatsu can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

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

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June

If you vacation in Aizuwakamatsu during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

If you visit Aizuwakamatsu during July, you may notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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August

If you visit Aizuwakamatsu during August, you are likely to notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

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September

If you are traveling to Aizuwakamatsu in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

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

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November

If you vacation in Aizuwakamatsu during November, you might see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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December

December for Aizuwakamatsu is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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Activities for Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Aizuwakamatsu.

If you go to Oyakuen, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you go to the Fukushima Museum in Aizuwakamatsu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Aizuwakamatsu Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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