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

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

When to go to Shinjo, Japan

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

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

January

January in Shinjo is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows 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:

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

February

February for Shinjo can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Shinjo can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

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

April

In April, Shinjo is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Shinjo, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Shinjo is mild and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. 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:

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

June

Traveling to Shinjo in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Shinjo is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Shinjo, 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:

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

August

August in this region is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Shinjo is warm and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Shinjo is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Shinjo in December, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

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

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

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