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

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

When to go to Tanegashima, Japan

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

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

January

If you vacation in Tanegashima during January, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Tanegashima is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Tanegashima can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Tanegashima is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Tanegashima, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Tanegashima is warm and somewhat 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 Tanegashima, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Tanegashima is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Tanegashima, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you visit Tanegashima during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

September

If you vacation in Tanegashima during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

October

October in Tanegashima is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tanegashima 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:

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

December

December in Tanegashima is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tanegashima, 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 Tanegashima

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