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

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Traveling to Hirosaki, Japan? If you're planning to go to Hirosaki, 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 Hirosaki, Japan

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

Important essentials for Hirosaki, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hirosaki, 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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  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General 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 good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Hirosaki can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. 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 low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Hirosaki is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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March

March in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

If you go to Hirosaki in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

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

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June

If you visit Hirosaki during June, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

July in Hirosaki is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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September

September in Hirosaki 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

October can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in Hirosaki is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Hirosaki 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 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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Activities for Hirosaki, Japan

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

If you see a temple, such as Chōshō-ji Temple, wear:

If you plan go to a monastery, like Saishō-in Monastery, take the following:

Castle hopping? For Hirosaki Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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