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

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Traveling to Shiga, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shiga, the following is 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 Shiga, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shiga, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

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

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February

February in Shiga can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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March

March here is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

If you go to Shiga in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Shiga during May, you may find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s 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 about a third of the time.

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June

June in Shiga is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you go to Shiga in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Shiga is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Shiga in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Shiga during October, you will probably find that it is balmy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

If you are traveling to Shiga in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you visit Shiga during December, you will probably see that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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