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

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Traveling to Shinonsen, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shinonsen, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Shinonsen, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shinonsen, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Shinonsen during January, you may find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you visit Shinonsen during February, you may 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 low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Shinonsen can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

If you go to Shinonsen in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Shinonsen in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Shinonsen is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Shinonsen during July, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Shinonsen is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

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

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October

If you vacation in Shinonsen 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

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

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December

December in Shinonsen is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

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Activities for Shinonsen, Japan

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

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