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Information for WMO/GAW Regional Dobson Intercomparison for Asia at Tsukuba, Japan in 2016 (DIC-T2016)

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Currency
  • Japanese public transport, stores, and restaurants are legally forbidden to accept foreign currencies. Therefore, during your stay, Japanese currency is needed for transportation, small purchases, dining spots that don't accept credit cards or traveler's checks.
  • From October 2015 to December 2015, the exchange rate of yen hovers around 118 to 124 yen per US dollar. Please refer to the following site regarding the latest value of the exchange rate.

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Japan Standard Time
  • Japan Standard Time or JST is the standard timezone in Japan, and is 9 hours ahead of UTC (UTC + 09:00). There is no daylight saving time.
  • In this website, dates and times use JST.

Weather and climate in Tsukuba
  • The weather in Tsukuba city is shown at the JMA's website at http://www.jma.go.jp/en/yoho/314.html (Please show the weather in Tsuchiura city. Tsuchiura city located in the Nambu region of Ibaraki prefecture is a city next to Tsukuba city).
  • Climate data in March in Tsukuba city (1981-2010) is as follows.
Daily mean temperature
7.1oC
Average high temperature
12.8oC
Average low temperature
1.2oC
Average relative humidity
67%
Average precipitation
99.5 mm
Average snowy days
1.1


Useful links and information for your stay in Tsukuba
  • To help you plan your stay in Tsukuba or to answer any questions you might have, we have prepared some useful links and information for your stay in Tsukuba. If you need any more information that may be useful during your stay, please contact us ().
  • Tsukuba Science City Living Information Links : Offers very useful various information and service in Tsukuba. Covering links such as vegetarian restaurants, travel information and sightseeing.
  • There are Halal meat restaurants in and around Tsukuba as listed below.
Address
Phone
Opening Hours
JICA Tsukuba Restaurant
3-6, Koyadai, Tsukuba
029-838-1111
12:00 - 14:00 / 18:00 - 21:00
(Open throughout the year)
Tsukuba University Cafe MARHABAN
1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Bldg.#2B-1F, Tsukuba University
029-853-2111
11:00 - 15:00
(Mon. - Fri.)
Gandhi2
2-6-2 Tanaka, Tsuchiura
029-826-8268
11:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 23:00
(Closed on 1st and 3rd Monday)
Ali's Kebab
2-6-8 Amakubo, Tsukuba
029-845-2654
11:00 - 23:00
(Open throughout the year except New Year's holiday)


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