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

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Traveling to Hiraizumi, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hiraizumi, below 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 Hiraizumi, Japan

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

Important essentials for Hiraizumi, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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 choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Hiraizumi is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Hiraizumi is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Hiraizumi can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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April

If you go to Hiraizumi in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

May for Hiraizumi is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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June

Traveling to Hiraizumi in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you visit Hiraizumi during July, you are likely to see 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 about a third of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Hiraizumi during August, you might notice that it is pretty consistently 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Hiraizumi is a perfect temperature. 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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October

If you are traveling to Hiraizumi in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

December is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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Activities for Hiraizumi, Japan

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

If you go to a temple, such as Chūson-ji Temple, wear:

If you go to the Yanaginogosho Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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