Awaji Island, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Awaji Island, Japan? If you're planning to go to Awaji Island, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Awaji Island, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Awaji Island, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Awaji Island, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Awaji Island, Japan by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Awaji Island in January, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Awaji Island can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

If you visit Awaji Island during March, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

April in Awaji Island is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you vacation in Awaji Island during May, you will probably see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Awaji Island in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August here can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September in Awaji Island is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you go to Awaji Island in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Awaji Island is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Awaji Island, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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Activities for Awaji Island, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Awaji Island.

If you check out a temple, such as Water Temple, wear:

If you see the Nojima Fault Preservation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Sumoto Castle, take:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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