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

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Traveling to Shizuoka, Japan? If you're planning to go to Shizuoka, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Shizuoka, Japan

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

Important essentials for Shizuoka, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Shizuoka is pretty cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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February

If you go to Shizuoka in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you visit Shizuoka during March, you are likely to notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month.

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April

If you vacation in Shizuoka during April, you will probably notice that it is mild, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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May

If you visit Shizuoka during May, you might find that it is mild, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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June

Traveling to Shizuoka in June, you will notice that it is warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Shizuoka is hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Shizuoka in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Shizuoka is extremely warm, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Shizuoka in October, you will notice that it is balmy, extremely rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

In November, Shizuoka is chilly, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes 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 Shizuoka, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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December

December in Shizuoka is crisp, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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