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

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

When to go to Tomakomai, Japan

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

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

January

Traveling to Tomakomai in January, you will notice that it is freezing and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Tomakomai in March, you will notice that it is frigid and extremely snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Tomakomai during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Tomakomai is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

June

June for Tomakomai can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Tomakomai is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tomakomai, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Tomakomai is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Tomakomai is mild and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Tomakomai is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time 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 Tomakomai, 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
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in Tomakomai is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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:

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

December

In December, Tomakomai is freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Tomakomai, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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