Awaji Island, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in Awaji Island is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

If you go to Awaji Island in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots

March

March in this region can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you vacation in Awaji Island during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

May

If you vacation in Awaji Island during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June 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 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

August

August in this region 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

September

If you visit Awaji Island during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Awaji Island during October, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage

November

If you go to Awaji Island in November, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Awaji Island can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Awaji Island
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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