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

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

When to go to Misawa, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Misawa is very cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Misawa, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Misawa is frigid and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows almost every day. 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:

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

March

If you go to Misawa in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow most days.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Misawa is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Misawa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Misawa during May, you are likely to find that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Misawa in June, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Misawa in July, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

August

In August, Misawa is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Misawa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Misawa can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Misawa, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Misawa during November, you are likely to find that it is cold, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Misawa is brisk, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Misawa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Misawa, 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 Misawa
  • Appropriate museum wear

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