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General view of people snowboarding on a tree-lined piste in the Niseko Grand Hirafu ski resort, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

March

2020/5/30

Hokkaido Weather in March! Temperature, rain, clothes

The Japanese archipelago enters a transition period from winter to spring every March. The weather is unstable and the wind is strong at this time of year. Even in Hokkaido, the temperature will gradually rise and you will feel that spring is approaching. However, in Hokkaido you must not neglect cold weather countermeasures. Even in March, snow falls often in Hokkaido. By late March, there will be more rain than snow. However, at ski resorts such as Niseko, you can continue to enjoy a world of snow. On this page, I will discuss Hokkaido weather in March. This article contains many pictures that will help you imagine March weather in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in March. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Q & A about Hokkaido in March Does snow fall in March in Hokkaido? Snow falls in Hokkaido even in March but spring is gradually approaching. You can enjoy winter sports in Niseko, etc., but with more warm days during this time in urban areas the snow will begin to melt. How cold is Hokkaido in March? Hokkaido in March is still in the middle of winter. It gets warm gradually and snow melts, but winter clothes are necessary because the low temperature is often below freezing. What kind of clothes should ...

Tourists at Dotonbori walking street. Dotonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan = Shutterstock

March

2020/5/30

Osaka Weather in March! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you go to Osaka in March, what kind of clothes should you pack in your suitcase? In March, Osaka is in transition from winter to spring. There are times with rather warm days, but there are also many cold days, so please do not forget winter clothes such as jumpers. On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in March. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Select from the slider for the month you want more details for. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in March. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in March (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in March ※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010) The weather in Osaka is roughly the same as that of Honshu in Japan, such as Tokyo. As in other cities, the weather is slightly unstable in March. There are relatively many cloudy and rainy days with possible strong winds. In early March, there are very cold days like winter. However, it will gradually become warmer in the middle of March. In late March, the warm spring-like days will increase. By this time Japanese people will be looking forward to the day when cherry blossoms will bloom. However, cherry blossoms blooming in Osaka are a bit slower than ...

Outdoor panoramic scenic view of front enter Sensoji shrine crowded with queuing believers in Sensoji temple on March, Asakusa, Tokyo = Shutterstock

March

2020/5/30

Tokyo Weather in March! Temperature, rain, clothes

In Tokyo, the weather is unstable as March is a time to shift from winter to spring. If you plan to travel to Tokyo in March, please do not forget your umbrella. On this page, I will tell you about the weather in Tokyo during the month of March based on weather data released by the Japan Weather Association. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Tokyo. Select the month you want to know more about from the slider. Below are articles about the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in March. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. Weather in Tokyo in March (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in March ※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010) In March, warm air flows up from the South. For this reason, the wind is generally strong in March. There are many cloudy days and it rains a lot. The maximum temperature sometimes exceeds 20 degrees. However, it is not yet completely spring. The following day can sometimes drop by about 10 degrees and you could be trembling with cold. Through a cycle of warm and cold weather it will gradually become spring in this way. In March, the weather is unstable and the temperature changes rapidly. So even Japanese people are worried about what to wear every day. If you travel ...

Colorful of Tulips field with dutch windmills at Huis Ten Bosch , Nagasaki Japan = Shutterstock

March

2020/5/27

March in Japan! Enjoy both winter and spring!

In March, the temperature in Japan gradually warms up. Little by little you will see more warm days, giving you the feeling that spring has come. However, the temperature often falls again. It gets warmer only to get cold again in a repeating cycle until spring arrives. If you travel in Japan during the month of March, you may experience both cold Japan and somewhat warm Japan. In cold regions such as Hokkaido, you can still experience winter. If you want to see beautiful flower gardens and more, I recommend that you travel to the southern region such as Kyushu. On this page, I will introduce to you a few recommended places and activities if you plan to travel to Japan in March. Information of Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido in March If you plan on going to Tokyo, Osaka or Hokkaido in March, please click the image on the slider below for more information.   You can still do winter sports in Japan Even in March, the mountains in Hokkaido and Honshu are still in winter condition. For this reason, ski resorts are still open in March. You can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, sledding and so on. However, in some areas such as Niigata Prefecture, the temperature will gradually rise. During the day you are more likely to get rain than snow so skiing conditions will gradually get worse. If you want to experience authentic winter sports in Japan during March, it may be better to choose a ski resort in Hokkaido. Shirakawago at the end of ...

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