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

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Traveling to Monbetsu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Monbetsu, I've got 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 Monbetsu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Monbetsu, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural 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 superb option.


  • 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 Monbetsu, Japan

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Monbetsu.

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

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    January

    January here is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows most days.

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    February

    February in Monbetsu is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    March

    March in Monbetsu is freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    April

    If you go to Monbetsu in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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    May

    In May, Monbetsu is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes 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 Monbetsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    June

    In June, Monbetsu is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Monbetsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    July

    If you go to Monbetsu in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    August

    In August, Monbetsu is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Monbetsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    September

    In September, Monbetsu is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Monbetsu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    October

    October here is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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    November

    November in Monbetsu can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    December

    If you are traveling to Monbetsu in December, you will notice that it is very cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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