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

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

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

Important essentials for Mount Bandai, Japan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Mount Bandai in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

March is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Mount Bandai during April, you might find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

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May

May for Mount Bandai is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Mount Bandai during June, you will probably notice that it is warm. 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 (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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July

July in Mount Bandai is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you go to Mount Bandai in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Mount Bandai during September, you may notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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 (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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October

If you go to Mount Bandai in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Mount Bandai is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

If you vacation in Mount Bandai during December, you are likely to see that it can be brisk. 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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Activities for Mount Bandai, Japan

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

If you go to Hibara-ko lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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