Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan? If you're planning to go to Kirishima-Yaku National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Kirishima-Yaku National Park, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kirishima-Yaku National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kirishima-Yaku National Park.

What to wear/what to pack for Kirishima-Yaku National Park, Japan by month

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January

January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Kirishima-Yaku National Park 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).

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March

March is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Kirishima-Yaku National Park during April, you may find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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May

May in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you are traveling to Kirishima-Yaku National Park in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Kirishima-Yaku National Park is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Kirishima-Yaku National Park during August, you are likely to see 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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September

September in Kirishima-Yaku National Park is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

October for Kirishima-Yaku National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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November

November in Kirishima-Yaku National Park is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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December

December in Kirishima-Yaku National Park can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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