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

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

When to go to Rausu, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Rausu in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow almost every day of the month.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Rausu is biting cold and extremely snowy. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Rausu is very cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Rausu in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Rausu during May, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Rausu in June, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Rausu can be chilly and very 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 Rausu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Rausu is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Rausu is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Rausu can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is frosty and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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