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

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Traveling to Iwamizawa, Japan? If you're planning to go to Iwamizawa, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Iwamizawa, Japan

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

Important essentials for Iwamizawa, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Iwamizawa, Japan

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

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

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January

January in Iwamizawa can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Iwamizawa can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in this region is frosty and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows nearly every day this month.

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April

If you vacation in Iwamizawa during April, you will probably notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow regularly.

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May

May in Iwamizawa is cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

In June, Iwamizawa is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Iwamizawa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

Traveling to Iwamizawa in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Iwamizawa in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September here is mild and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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October

October in Iwamizawa is crisp and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Iwamizawa is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

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December

Traveling to Iwamizawa in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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