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

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Traveling to Mount Aso, Japan? If you're planning to go to Mount Aso, I 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 Mount Aso, Japan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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

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January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Mount Aso in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you are traveling to Mount Aso in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Mount Aso can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

Traveling to Mount Aso in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Mount Aso is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Aso, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Mount Aso is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Aso, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Mount Aso in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Mount Aso in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Aso Shrine, wear:

If you visit the Aso Volcano Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Mount Aso, Japan

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

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