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Urakawa-cho

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Lookouts · Scenic Drive · History Museums
Urakawa-cho is a town located in Hidaka Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 12,800 and a density of 18 persons per km². The total area is 694.24 km².ClimateUrakawa has depending on the method used a humid continental (Köppen Dfb) or a borderline oceanic climate (Cfb) with warm summers and cold winters. Owing to its slightly more southerly latitude, easterly aspect and location on the sea, snowfall is much lighter than in the major cities of western Hokkaido like Sapporo, Hakodate, Asahikawa and Wakkanai, with the most in one month being 0.98m in January 1969. Precipitation in heaviest in the summer months when remnant typhoons may approach; the heaviest daily rainfall being 190.0mm on 5 August 1981 and the wettest month August 1995 with 429.5mm. The driest month has been February 2003 with 2.5mm. Year-round sunshine, although less than in the Tokachi Plain, is also higher than western Hokkaido, with the dullest month being August 1941 with 48.0 hours and the sunniest April 2014 with 288.0 hours beating the previous record of 271.6 hours from May 1957.
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Popular things to do in Urakawa-cho

JRA Hidaka Ikusei Ranch
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JRA Hidaka Ikusei Ranch
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Racing Horse Grazing Farm ©
Lookout
Racing Horse Grazing Farm
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Yushun Sakura Road
Scenic Drive
Yushun Sakura Road
3.6
Duration: 30 minutes
Yushun No Mon Horse Museum
History Museum
Yushun No Mon Horse Museum
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Urakawa-cho

Nibutani Ainu Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Nibutani Ainu Museum Biratori-cho
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Nijukken Road
Scenic Drive
Nijukken Road Shinhidaka-cho
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Cape Erimo
Landmark
Cape Erimo Erimo-cho
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Ogon Road
Landmark
Ogon Road Erimo-cho
2.6
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Urakawa-cho

Oromappu Viewing Platform
Observation Deck
Oromappu Viewing Platform
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
Mt. Kamui-dake
Mountain
Mt. Kamui-dake
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Suimeibashi Park ©
Park
Suimeibashi Park
3.4
Duration: 30 minutes
Urakawacho Pisukari no Mori
Playground
Urakawacho Pisukari no Mori
1.7
Duration: 1 hour

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