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

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

When to go to Amami Oshima, Japan

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

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

January

If you go to Amami Oshima in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Amami Oshima can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Amami Oshima is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Amami Oshima is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Amami Oshima is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Amami Oshima in June, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Amami Oshima in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Amami Oshima is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Amami Oshima in September, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Amami Oshima during October, you are likely to find that it is warm. 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).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Amami Oshima during November, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Amami Oshima is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Amami Oshima, 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 Oshima
  • Appropriate museum wear

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