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

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

When to go to Shimada, Japan

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

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

January

January in Shimada can be brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

February

If you vacation in Shimada during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

March

In March, Shimada is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimada, with most of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

April

If you visit Shimada during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

May

If you visit Shimada during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

In June, Shimada is a perfect temperature, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimada, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

In July, Shimada is extremely warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimada, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

August

If you visit Shimada during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

September

September in this region is extremely warm, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October here is balmy, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

November

November is chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

December

December for Shimada is chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Shimada, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shimada, 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 Shimada

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