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

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

When to go to Takikawa, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Takikawa in January, you will notice that it is very cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Takikawa in February, you will notice that it is frosty and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Takikawa is frosty and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also 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:

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

April

If you vacation in Takikawa during April, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about two thirds of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Takikawa during May, you are likely to find that it is cool 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 low 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:

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

June

If you visit Takikawa during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Takikawa is warm and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Takikawa during August, you are likely to find that it is warm and very rainy. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Takikawa is mild and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Takikawa is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Takikawa can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Takikawa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Takikawa can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. 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 low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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