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

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

When to go to Beppu, Japan

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

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

January

January in Beppu is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Beppu during February, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Beppu is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Beppu is mild. 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:

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

June

In June, Beppu 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 (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Beppu, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Beppu in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Beppu in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Beppu during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Beppu in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Beppu during December, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Beppu, 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 Beppu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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