Akita, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

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When to go to Akita, Japan

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

Important esssentials for Akita, Japan

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

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

January

January is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

February in Akita can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 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.

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March

March in Akita can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you visit Akita during April, you might find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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May

May in Akita can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June in Akita is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Akita is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

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

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October

If you visit Akita during October, you might find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • A weatherproof rain poncho to wear over your coat saves you time and money by protecting your main coat. We like this one.
  • rainy weather makes rubber rain boots essential; these boots work well for stormy weather:
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  • A waterproof luggage cover so your belongings remain dry. Even the best luggage can let water in. We suggest: this one

November

November in Akita is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you go to Akita in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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