Weather in Abashiri
  • Current Conditions : 14C, Partly Cloudy - 5:00 AM JST Sep. 29
    Temperature: 14°C | Humidity: 61% | Pressure: 1013hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 11km/h
    2016/09/29 05:00:00
  • Forecast for Thursday as of Sep. 29 5:30 AM JST
    Partly Cloudy. High:17 ° C.
    2016/09/28 20:30:00
  • Forecast for Thursday Night as of Sep. 29 5:30 AM JST
    Clear. Low:8 ° C.
    2016/09/28 20:30:00
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Events for July - September

Abashiri Okhotsk Summer Festival

Abashiri Okhotsk Summer Festival

The way to enjoy the short summer in Abashiri is through the citizen's favorite "Abashiri Okhotsk Summer Festival." At the fireworks that are held at the port, you can feel the magnitude of the 30 inch firecrackers that are set off and split the Okhotsk sea and sky with sound and beautiful colors.

Abashiri Wonder Morning Market

Abashiri Wonder Morning Market

The best place to taste the choice products of land and sea is here at Abashiri Wonder Morning Market! At the market all sorts of sea food and agricultural produce are sold and you can eat a breakfast made with local seasonal ingredients.

Orochon Fire Festival

Orochon Fire Festival

Orochon Fire Festival is held every year in late July. The object of the exotic festival is to mimic the dances of the northern people who lived on the continent and comfort the spirits, as well as pray for a good harvest.

OKHOTSK ABASHIRI MARATHON

The course is set amidst the most beautiful scenic sites of Abashiri,including the Sea of Okhotsk,Cape Notoro(chosen as a location  for  a film),and extensive  sunflower fields.Under the open sky ,work up a good sweat in the dry air and enjoy the pleasant breeze.

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About Abashiri

Abashiri

Of all the prefectures in Japan, Hokkaido is the northern most prefecture, and Abashiri is located on the eastern side of the island facing the Sea of Okhotsk.
Sitting on latitude 44, it is surrounded by lakes, rivers, mountains; a land rich in nature.
Because Abashiri faces the ocean, there is little difference in temperature and is relatively mild for being on the eastern side of the island.

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