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

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Traveling to Morioka, Japan? If you're planning to go to Morioka, we have 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 Morioka, Japan

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

Important essentials for Morioka, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Morioka, 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 take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Morioka, Japan

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

If you go to Oyakuen Garden, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you see Morioka History and Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Morioka Castle, take:

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Morioka is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

February in Morioka 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 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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April

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

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May

If you visit Morioka during May, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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June

June in Morioka is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you visit Morioka during July, you are likely to notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

August in Morioka is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you go to Morioka in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you go to Morioka in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Morioka is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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December

December is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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