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

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Traveling to Japan Alps, Japan? If you're planning to go to Japan Alps, we've got 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 Japan Alps, Japan

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

Important essentials for Japan Alps, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Japan Alps, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

In January, Japan Alps is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Japan Alps, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

February in Japan Alps is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

March in Japan Alps is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April for Japan Alps is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Japan Alps in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Japan 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).

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July

If you go to Japan Alps in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Japan Alps during August, you might see that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Japan Alps is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Japan Alps can be chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Japan Alps can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

December in Japan Alps is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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