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

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

When to go to Chitose, Japan

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

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

January

January in Chitose can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Rain coat

February

February here is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Rain coat
  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March in Chitose is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

April

April in Chitose can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

May in Chitose can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

If you vacation in Chitose during June, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

July

If you visit Chitose during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

August

If you visit Chitose during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

September

If you vacation in Chitose during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

October

October in Chitose is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

November

November in Chitose is pretty cool. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

Traveling to Chitose in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Scarf
  • Rain coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chitose, 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 Chitose

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