Suitable clothing for travel to Sapporo
When you visit to Sapporo, choosing suitable clothing might be one of the annoying matters for you. Weather and temperature in Sapporo are clearly distinguished for four seasons, so checking the weather forecast and preparation of adequate clothing before the travel are strongly recommended. As one of Sapporo local people, let me introduce general clothing for each season.
On Apr, a jacket is still needed. Wearing long sleeve shirt may be enough comfortable for some of you in May and Jun, but you may also feel cold without jacket in the night during this period. Wearing short sleeve is still too early even sometime after Jun.
Summer season in Sapporo: Mid Jun-Aug
*General clothing for summer in Sapporo: T shirt, short pants or skirt (long sleeves are still needed in Jun)
Some days in Jun are still cold in Sapporo, but summer is coming little by little after early Jul. Compared to other cities in Asian countries, the humidity in Sapporo is not high, so you would feel very comfortable for its summer season.
Autumn season in Sapporo: Early Sep-mid Nov
*General clothing for Autumn in Sapporo: Some long sleeves with Jacket or coat
It is the most difficult season to tell what kind of clothes are comfortable. After mid Sep, it is soon to become cold in Sapporo. Temperatures between day and night is largely different during this season, so it would be better to bring jacket or coat to put on any long sleeves. Oct and Nov are recognized as autumn on the calendar, but sometimes you may need winter clothes such as wool cardigan. In 2015, it fell snow in Oct…
*General clothing and additional items for winter : Down jacket or wool coat, sweater, wool scarf, and wool gloves