When is the best time to go to Fuji?

When is the best time to go to Fuji? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Fuji are May and August
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and October
  • August is the best month for swimming

Annual weather in Fuji

For full information about the climate and weather in Fuji a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 32°F/47°F
February 34°F/49°F
March 40°F/54°F
April 49°F/61°F
May 58°F/72°F
June 65°F/76°F
July 72°F/83°F
August 72°F/86°F
September 65°F/79°F
October 56°F/70°F
November 47°F/61°F
December 38°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Fuji

Fuji enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Fuji is 65°F (ranging from 47°F in january to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 107.5in, with a minimum of 3.5in in january and a maximum of 15.2in in july.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is very bad. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average.
  • In the month of april the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 61°F and it rains about 9.7in each month.
  • In may the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 58°F and you can expect to have 9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 79°F°C.
  • In the month of october the climate is good. It is for example 70°F as maximum temperature in october.
  • In the month of november the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 81°F and, in november, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 52°F°C.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Fuji

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Fuji: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Fuji

Find out when Fuji has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Fuji

  • Very low season in Fuji
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Fuji
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: May, June, October, November and December.
  • High season in Fuji
    The number of visitors to Fuji is high in: April, July and September.
  • Peak season in Fuji
    The largest number of tourists visiting Fuji is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Fuji month by month

Best time for low prices in Fuji

Average prices of hotels in Fuji month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Fuji. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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