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

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

When to go to Ishigaki, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Ishigaki, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ishigaki, Japan by month

January

January is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Ishigaki is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Ishigaki is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Ishigaki is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

May

Traveling to Ishigaki in May, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts

June

If you vacation in Ishigaki during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

July is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

August

Traveling to Ishigaki in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

If you go to Ishigaki in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

October

October in Ishigaki is extremely warm. 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:

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

November

If you go to Ishigaki in November, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ishigaki, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ishigaki, 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 Ishigaki
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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