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, 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Shibetsu, Japan

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Shibetsu.

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

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    January

    January in Shibetsu is frigid. 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 in Shibetsu is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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    March

    March in Shibetsu is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

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    April

    April here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    May

    May in Shibetsu is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    June

    If you visit Shibetsu during June, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    July

    If you visit Shibetsu during July, you are likely to notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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    August

    August is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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    September

    If you vacation in Shibetsu during September, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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    October

    If you vacation in Shibetsu during October, you are likely to see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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    November

    If you visit Shibetsu during November, you will probably see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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    December

    If you are traveling to Shibetsu in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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