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

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

When to go to Shirabu Onsen, Japan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Shirabu Onsen, Japan by month

January

January in Shirabu Onsen is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

February

February is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

March

March in Shirabu Onsen can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). 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:

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

April

April in Shirabu Onsen is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

June

If you visit Shirabu Onsen during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

July

July for Shirabu Onsen is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

August

If you go to Shirabu Onsen in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

September

September in Shirabu Onsen is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in Shirabu Onsen is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). 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:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

November

If you are traveling to Shirabu Onsen in November, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Shirabu Onsen is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Shirabu Onsen, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shirabu Onsen, 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 Shirabu Onsen

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