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

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Traveling to Beppu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Beppu, we have 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 Beppu, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Beppu can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

February in Beppu can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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March

March in Beppu can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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April

April in Beppu is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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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.

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July

In July, Beppu is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Beppu, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

Traveling to Beppu in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Beppu in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Beppu in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Beppu can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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Activities for Beppu, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Beppu.

If you go to Yama-Jigoku, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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