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

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Traveling to Shibetsu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shibetsu, we 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 Shibetsu, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shibetsu, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Shibetsu can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

February for Shibetsu can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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March

Traveling to Shibetsu in March, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Shibetsu can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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May

May in Shibetsu is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Shibetsu in June, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

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

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August

If you are traveling to Shibetsu in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

Traveling to Shibetsu in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

November in Shibetsu is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

December for Shibetsu is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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