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

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

When to go to Shingo, Japan

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

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

January

In January, Shingo is freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Shingo, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters

February

February in Shingo is very cold and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Shingo can be very chilly, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in Shingo is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Shingo in May, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Shingo in June, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Shingo during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 80 and 90% 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:

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

August

If you go to Shingo in August, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Shingo in September, you will notice that it is mild and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Shingo is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Shingo is brisk, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shingo, 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 Shingo
  • Appropriate museum wear

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