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

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Traveling to Shima, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shima, we've got 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 Shima, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shima, Japan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Shima, Japan

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

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

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January

January in Shima is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Shima is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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March

March in Shima can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

April can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June for Shima is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in Shima 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 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Shima during August, you will probably notice that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

September for Shima is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Shima during October, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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 vacation in Shima during November, you are likely to notice that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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