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

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

When to go to Kitami, Japan

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

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

January

January in Kitami is biting cold. 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 high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters

February

If you are traveling to Kitami in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March in Kitami can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

April

If you visit Kitami during April, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

May

May in Kitami is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses

June

If you visit Kitami during June, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

July

If you go to Kitami in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Kitami during August, 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Kitami is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

October

October in Kitami is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

November in Kitami is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens

December

December in Kitami can be extremely cold. 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 low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kitami, 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 Kitami
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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