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

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

When to go to Noboribetsu, Japan

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

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

January

January in Noboribetsu is frigid and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

It snows most days. 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:

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

February

Traveling to Noboribetsu in February, you will notice that it is frigid and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Noboribetsu is freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

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

April

April in Noboribetsu is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows occasionally. 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 luggage
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat

May

In May, Noboribetsu is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Noboribetsu in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Noboribetsu is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Noboribetsu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

September

If you visit Noboribetsu during September, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Noboribetsu is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Noboribetsu is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Noboribetsu in December, you will notice that it is frosty and very snowy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Noboribetsu, 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 Noboribetsu

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