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

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

When to go to Shimukappu, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Shimukappu is frosty and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimukappu, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Scarf

February

February in Shimukappu is freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces

March

March in Shimukappu is frigid and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens

April

In April, Shimukappu can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimukappu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Shimukappu is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Shimukappu during June, you are likely to find that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Shimukappu in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Shimukappu during August, you are likely to find that it is warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Shimukappu during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 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:

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

October

October in Shimukappu is cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Shimukappu is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimukappu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Shimukappu can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Shimukappu, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

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

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