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

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Traveling to Shimane, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shimane, 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 Shimane, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shimane, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Shimane during January, you are likely to see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you are traveling to Shimane in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you visit Shimane during March, you may find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Shimane is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Shimane is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Shimane is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Shimane is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Shimane in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you visit Shimane during September, you may notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you vacation in Shimane during October, you are likely to notice 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).

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November

November is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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December

December in Shimane can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Shimane, Japan

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

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