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

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

When to go to Mount Fuji, Japan

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

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

January

January in Mount Fuji is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks

February

February in Mount Fuji is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

March

March in Mount Fuji can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses

May

May for Mount Fuji is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

If you go to Mount Fuji in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

If you vacation in Mount Fuji during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

August

August for Mount Fuji is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September here is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

November

November in Mount Fuji can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Mount Fuji is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount Fuji, 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 Fuji

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