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

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

When to go to Shirahama, Japan

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

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

January

January here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Shirahama can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Shirahama during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Shirahama in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

August

If you visit Shirahama during August, you are likely to find that it is hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

September in Shirahama is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October in Shirahama is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

November

If you visit Shirahama during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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