Mount Fuji Weather in July

Season: Summer

Although in summer, it is not hot in Mount Fuji area in July. On the hillside, the mean temperature is 18℃ (64.4℉) or so; the maximum mean temperature is around 21℃ (69.8℉) while the minimum mean temperature is 15℃ (59℉). The snow cap melts because of the higher temperature in summer; thus, mountaineering trails are opened since early July, which allows mountaineers to go up to the summit.

The rainy season does not end until late July, so there is abundant rainfall. Besides, there may be thunders, afternoon showers, or strong winds on the mountain during summer. A hoodie, blouse, jeans, etc. are OK when going to the hillside, but thick and warm clothes should be taken on if climbing to the volcanic crater.

Averages for Mount Fuji Weather in July

Temperature: 18°C / 64.4°F
High Temperature: 21°C / 69.8°F
Low Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
Humidity: 82%
Rainfall: 186 mm
Rainy Days: 12 days
Sunrise: 04:36 ~ 04:55
Sunset: 18:50 ~ 19:04

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

What to Wear on Mount Fuji in July

Hoodie, blouse, trench coat, jacket, and jeans are proper clothes to wear if going to mountain slope in July. If climbing to the summit, warm clothes should be added on the top, like parka or padded overcoat. As in rainy season, a folded umbrella or a raincoat should also be prepared.
Mount Fuji Clothes in July July Wear on Mount Fuji

Top Things to Do around Mount Fuji in July

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Do you want to climb Mount Fuji? Since the trails to the summit open in early July, mountaineers can go up there and hike around the volcanic crater. There are four trails on all sides, all starting from the 5th Station on the mountain slopes. Among them, Yoshida Trail is the easiest and most popular with the most accommodations and shops. Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha Shrine holds a summer ceremony to celebrate the open of Mt. Fuji trails on July 1st, meanwhile to pray for mountaineers.

Asagiri Kogen is a vast playground under Mt. Fuji, where offers fine views of Mt. Fuji. There, visitors can also get close to cute cows and sheep on pastures, go camping under the mountain, and try paragliding to see Mt. Fuji in the air. Izu Panorama Park not far away is a nice resort to look Mt. Fuji as well as Suruga Bay.


1. It’s still in the rainy season during July. Watch the local weather forecast and go to Mount Fuji on a fine day. In particular, mountaineering requires a clear day.

2. The climbing trails to the summit of Mt. Fuji open from the 10th of July to early September, two months in total. However, the trails may be closed on raining or strongly windy days.
- Last updated on Apr. 17, 2023 by Nancy He -