Best time to visit, weather and climate Japan

Best time to visit Japan

The best time to visit Japan is from may until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Japan is 30°C in august and the lowest is 9°C in january.

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Japan has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Japan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Japan per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
9°C 9°C 13°C 18°C 23°C 25°C 29°C 30°C 27°C 21°C 16°C 11°C
14
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21
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32
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21
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19
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26
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19
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17
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33
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28
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Climate data from: Tokyo


Climate Japan

Japan has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Japan is 19° degrees and there is about 268 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 217 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Japan

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 9°C 9°C 13°C 18°C 23°C 25°C 29°C 30°C 27°C 21°C 16°C 11°C
Night 3°C 3°C 6°C 10°C 16°C 19°C 24°C 25°C 21°C 16°C 11°C 6°C
Precip 14
mm
21
mm
32
mm
21
mm
19
mm
26
mm
19
mm
17
mm
33
mm
28
mm
20
mm
16
mm
Rain
days
6 9 14 11 9 12 9 8 12 12 10 8
Snow
days
1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dry
days
24 17 17 19 22 18 22 23 18 19 20 23
Sun hours
per day
7 6 7 9 10 9 10 10 8 7 6 6
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 3 3 3 5 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 3
 

Weather Japan january

On average, it is maximum 9° in january in Japan and at least around 3° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm. The it will be dry 24 days this month in Japan and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Weather Japan february

On average, it is maximum 9° in february in Japan and at least around 3° degrees. In february there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Japan and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Weather Japan march

On average, it is maximum 13° in march in Japan and at least around 6° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Japan and at least around 10° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in Japan and at least around 16° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Japan and at least around 19° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Japan and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Japan and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan september

On average, it is maximum 27° in september in Japan and at least around 21° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan october

On average, it is maximum 21° in october in Japan and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan november

On average, it is maximum 16° in november in Japan and at least around 11° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Japan.

Weather Japan december

On average, it is maximum 11° in december in Japan and at least around 6° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Japan.

14 day weather forecast Japan

The weather for Tokyo in Japan will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

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About Japan

Japan is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Tokyo. The total surface is 377.835 km² with 29.751 km of coastline and the population consists of 126.490.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2x as big as United States. If you want to call Japan you have to use +81 or 0081 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +815012457809 or 00815012457809.

Japan is in a straight line at 9.453 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 13 hours5.

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Currency Japan

In Japan the Japanese yen is used to pay.

Exchange rate Japanese yen (JPY) 2 august 2021

1 Japanese yen = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Japanese yen = 0,96 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 103,83 Japanese yen
100 United States dollar = 10.383,40 Japanese yen

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Japan

In Japan it is now 07:44 o’clock in the morning on tuesday 3 august 2021. That is 13 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Japan is Asia/Tokyo and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.