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

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

When to go to Shiraoi, Japan

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

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

January

January in Shiraoi 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 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

February

Traveling to Shiraoi in February, you will notice that it is freezing and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

March

March in Shiraoi is frosty and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket

April

April in Shiraoi can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. 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 gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

May

May in Shiraoi is chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

June

June in Shiraoi is relatively cool and very 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 (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Shiraoi is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Shiraoi is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Shiraoi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Shiraoi in September, you will notice that it is mild and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Shiraoi in October, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Shiraoi is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Shiraoi is very cold and extremely snowy. 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:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella

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

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

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