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

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

When to go to Rebun Island, Japan

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

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

January

January in Rebun Island is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February in Rebun Island can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

March

If you are traveling to Rebun Island in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

April

April in Rebun Island is brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Rebun Island during May, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Rebun Island is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Rebun Island is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Rebun Island during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Rebun Island in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Rebun Island, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rebun 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 Rebun Island

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