Mount Fuji Weather in April

Season: Spring

Entering April, it starts to get warm around Mount Fuji, as the mean temperature ranges in 2-10℃ (35.6-50℉). But the temperature at night is still near the freezing point. It expects a little more rainfall there, making Mount Fuji weather in April fresh and moist. The cherry blossoms there enter the prosperous period in mid-April, which lasts till the end of this month. Sweater plus a thick jacket would be OK when getting to the 5th Station on hillsides.

Averages for Mount Fuji Weather in April

Temperature: 6°C / 42.8°F
High Temperature: 10°C / 50°F
Low Temperature: 2°C / 35.6°F
Humidity: 66%
Rainfall: 125 mm
Rainy Days: 10 days
Sunrise: 04:57 ~ 05:34
Sunset: 18:08 ~ 18:31

Note: These are the data of the 5th Station on hillside of Mount Fuji.

Clothes to Wear around Mount Fuji in April

Visiting Mount Fuji in April, sweater, thick jacket, thick overcoat, windbreaker, thick pants, etc. are appropriate to wear. Up to late days, thin sweater, trench coat, and thinner clothes can be OK, too. Also, wear a pair of comfortable shoes like hiking shoes and sneakers.
Mount Fuji Clothes in April April Wear on Mount Fuji

Top Places to Go around Mount Fuji in April

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Cherry blossoms are inordinately charming under Mt. Fuji, especially around middle April. In Arakurayama Sengen Park, Chureito Pagoda, the cherry blossoms in full bloom, and Mt. Fuji in the distance compose a beautiful scenery that you could have only seen on postcards. To the southern foot, Ryuganbuchi of Urui River with cherry blossoms along the riverbanks under Mt. Fuji is beyond your imagination.

Itchiku Kubota Art Museum is a must-visit under Mt. Fuji as well, for both the exquisite works and the well-designed yard by Itchiku Kubota. Moreover, annual Fuji Shibazakura Festival is held at Fuji Five Lakes (Fujigoko), and Fuji Motosuko Resort by Lake Motosuko is the top spot to admire colorful Shibazakura flowers all over the ground.


1. Wear a mask if have hay fever or sensitive to pollens when going around Mt. Fuji to appreciate cherry blossoms.

2. Cherry blossom season around Mt. Fuji is somewhat later than the peripheral places. It starts around mid-April, and lasts to the late days of the month. The blossom season can be verified by local cherry blossom forecast.

3. Fuji Shibazakura Festival may be the grandest event in spring or even throughout the year there, held from mid-April to mid-late May. Go there on a clear day, thus Mt. Fuji can come into your sight. Be prepared for crowds during the festival.
- Last updated on Apr. 17, 2023 by Nancy He -