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

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

When to go to Mount Aso, Japan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Aso, Japan by month

January

January in Mount Aso is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket

February

February in Mount Aso is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Rain coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you vacation in Mount Aso during March, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Mount Aso during April, you are likely to find that it is brisk. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Mount Aso during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Mount Aso in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Mount Aso in July, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Mount Aso during September, you are likely to 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Mount Aso is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Mount Aso during November, 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 high 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:

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

December

December in Mount Aso is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Rain coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mount Aso, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount Aso, 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 Mount Aso
  • Appropriate museum wear

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