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

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Traveling to Yamagata, Japan? If you're planning to go to Yamagata, here is 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 Yamagata, Japan

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

Important essentials for Yamagata, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yamagata, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • 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

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

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January

January in Yamagata is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

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February

February in Yamagata can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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March

March in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

April in Yamagata is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

May in Yamagata is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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June

If you go to Yamagata in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Yamagata during July, you will probably find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Yamagata during September, you will probably 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

If you visit Yamagata during October, you might find that it is crisp. 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 once in a while.

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November

November in Yamagata is pretty cool. 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 here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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