Weather, climate and best time to go to Japan

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Japan

Best time to go to Japan

Best time to go to Japan

The best time to go to Japan is from april until november, in which you have a pleasant till hot temperature and mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Japan is 32° in august and the lowest is 10° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Japan or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Japan
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan 10° 81 mm 2
Feb 10° 116 mm 3
Mar 14° 128 mm 1
Apr 18° 141 mm 0
May 24° 134 mm 0
Jun 26° 164 mm 0
Jul 31° 138 mm 0
Aug 32° 142 mm 0
Sep 29° 195 mm 0
Oct 23° 187 mm 0
Nov 18° 116 mm 0
Dec 13° 92 mm 0
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Japan? Go to the full climate information about Japan

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Japan indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Japan.

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Climate Japan

Climate Japan

In Japan there is the monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Japan is 20° degrees and there is 1635 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 131 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Tokyo in Japan per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 10° 81 mm 10 2 19 3 3
Feb 10° 116 mm 14 3 11 3 3
Mar 14° 128 mm 18 1 12 3 4
Apr 18° 11° 141 mm 17 0 13 3 5
May 24° 17° 134 mm 16 0 15 3 6
Jun 26° 20° 164 mm 22 0 8 3 5
Jul 31° 24° 138 mm 18 0 13 3 7
Aug 32° 25° 142 mm 19 0 12 3 7
Sep 29° 22° 195 mm 18 0 12 3 6
Oct 23° 16° 187 mm 20 0 11 3 4
Nov 18° 11° 116 mm 15 0 15 3 3
Dec 13° 92 mm 12 0 19 3 3

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 10° in january in Japan and at least around 3° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in Japan and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 10° in february in Japan and at least around 4° degrees. In february there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 116 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Japan and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 14° in march in Japan and at least around 7° degrees. In march there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 128 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Japan and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 18° in april in Japan and at least around 11° degrees. In april there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Japan.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 24° in may in Japan and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 134 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Japan.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Japan and at least around 20° degrees. In june there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 164 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Japan.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Japan and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 138 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Japan.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 32° in august in Japan and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 142 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Japan.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Japan and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 195 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Japan.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 23° in october in Japan and at least around 16° degrees. In october there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 187 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Japan.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 18° in november in Japan and at least around 11° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 116 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Japan.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 13° in december in Japan and at least around 6° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Japan.

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Weather statistics Japan

Weather statistics Japan

View all weather statistics from Japan per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Japan and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Japan

14 day weather forecast Japan

The weather for Tokyo in Japan will be 34° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Onweer met regen Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Betrokken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 34° 34° 33° 32° 35° 36° 38°
Min (°C) 29° 28° 28° 28° 29° 28° 29°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 20.3mm 2.1mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 5 7 3 3 3 4 5
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Gespreide bewolking Betrokken wolken Broken wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Broken wolken Betrokken wolken
Max (°C) 35° 34° 35° 34° 35° 33° 30°
Min (°C) 30° 28° 28° 32° 33° 33° 28°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 45% 15% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 4.8mm 1.1mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 10 3 4 6 7 6 2
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About Japan

About Japan

Japan is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Tokyo. It is 377.835 km² with 29.751 km of coastline and has a population of 126.490.000. In terms of area, the country is 12x bigger than United Kingdom. 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 9.558 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 13 hour and 15 min.

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Time difference Japan

Time difference Japan

In Japan it is now 01:49 hour at night on wednesday 22 august 2018. That is 7 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Japan is Asia/Tokyo and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

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Vaccinations Japan

Vaccinations Japan

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Japan.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Tekenencefalitis
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Currency Japan

Currency Japan

In Japan the Japanse yen is used to pay.

Exchange rate Japanse yen op
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1 Japanse yen = € 0,01 euro
100 Japanse yen = € 0,79 euro

1 euro = 126,37 Japanse yen
100 euro = 12.636,96 Japanse 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.

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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:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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