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

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

When to go to Taketomi, Japan

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

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

January

January in Taketomi is mild. 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:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Taketomi during March, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

May in Taketomi is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

June

Traveling to Taketomi in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses

July

If you are traveling to Taketomi in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Taketomi during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you go to Taketomi in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

Traveling to Taketomi in October, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Taketomi is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taketomi, 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 Taketomi
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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