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

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Traveling to Asahikawa, Japan? If you're planning to go to Asahikawa, the following 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 Asahikawa, Japan

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

Important essentials for Asahikawa, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Asahikawa, Japan

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

If you are going to go to the amazing Romantic Road (Tree tunnel and Churches), it's suggested to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Asahikawa.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    Traveling to Asahikawa in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    February

    If you are traveling to Asahikawa in February, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    March

    March in Asahikawa can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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    April

    April in Asahikawa can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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    May

    May in Asahikawa is crisp. 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). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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    June

    June in Asahikawa is balmy. 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

    In July, Asahikawa is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Asahikawa, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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    August

    If you go to Asahikawa in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    September

    September in Asahikawa is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    October

    Traveling to Asahikawa in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    November

    November in Asahikawa is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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    December

    December in Asahikawa is freezing and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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