Amami Islands, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Amami Islands, Japan? If you're planning to go to Amami Islands, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Amami Islands, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Amami Islands, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Amami Islands, Japan by month

January

If you are traveling to Amami Islands in January, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

February in Amami Islands is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

March

Traveling to Amami Islands in March, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

April

If you visit Amami Islands during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

If you visit Amami Islands during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

If you visit Amami Islands during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July in Amami Islands is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

October in Amami Islands is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you visit Amami Islands during November, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you are traveling to Amami Islands in December, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Amami Islands, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Amami Islands, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Amami Islands

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