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

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

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.

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

January

January in Hirosaki is frosty and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Hirosaki in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hirosaki is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Hirosaki in May, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Hirosaki in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Hirosaki in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Hirosaki in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hirosaki can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Hirosaki
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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