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

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

When to go to Chuo Alps, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Chuo Alps, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Chuo Alps, Japan by month

January

In January, Chuo Alps can be brisk and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Chuo Alps, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

February

In February, Chuo Alps can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Chuo Alps, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

In March, Chuo Alps is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Chuo Alps, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens

April

In April, Chuo Alps is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Chuo Alps, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Chuo Alps is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Chuo Alps, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Chuo Alps in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

July

If you are traveling to Chuo Alps in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

August

Traveling to Chuo Alps in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

September

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

October

In October, Chuo Alps is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Chuo Alps, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Chuo Alps during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chuo Alps, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chuo Alps, 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 Chuo Alps

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