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 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • 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 Shimane, Japan

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Shimane.

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

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    January

    If you visit Shimane during January, you will probably find 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 30s F (single digits C).

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    February

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

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    March

    Traveling to Shimane in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    April

    April in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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    May

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

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    June

    June in Shimane is warm. 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

    If you are traveling to Shimane in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    August

    If you vacation in Shimane during August, you might see that it can be very hot. 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).

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    September

    If you are traveling to Shimane in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    October

    If you vacation in Shimane 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).

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    November

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

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    December

    December here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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