weather, climate and best time to visit
Best time to visit Japan
To go to Japan, the best time to visit is April through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Japan, August is the warmest month with 87°F and the most cold month is 48°F in January.
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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Japan, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Weather data from: Tokyo
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Japan has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Japan is 37° degrees and there is about 106 inch 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 by month
Weather data from: Tokyo
Japan weather by month
What is the average Japan weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
The weather for Japan over the next 14 days will be 50°F till 68° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.
The weather forecast for Japan is based on the weather in Tokyo.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is Japan?
Japan lies in a straight line about 6,742 miles from United States (New York → Tokyo).
How long is the flight to Japan?
The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Japan is approximately 12 h. 20 min.
What are the largest airports in Japan?
These are the largest airports in Japan:
- Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND) in Tokyo
- Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka
- Osaka International Airport (ITM) in Osaka
- Nagoya Airport (NKM) in Nagoya
- Fukuoka Airport (FUK) in Fukuoka
- Okadama Airport (OKD) in Sapporo
- Sendai Airport (SDJ) in Sendai
- Kobe Airport (UKB) in Kōbe
- Kumamoto Airport (KMJ) in Kumamoto
- Niigata Airport (KIJ) in Niigata
Airports on the well-known islands of Japan:
How many inhabitants does Japan have?
Japan has 126,490,000 inhabitants.
How big is Japan?
The surface area of Japan is 234,787 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.
What is the capital of Japan?
The capital of Japan is Tokyo.
What is the currency of Japan?
In Japan, the Japanese yen (JPY) is used for payment.
Exchange rates on 24 March 2023
- 1 US dollar = 103.83 Japanese yen
- 1 Japanese yen = 0.010 US dollar
- 100 US dollar = 10,383.40 Japanese yen
- 100 Japanese yen = 0.96 US dollar
What is the area code of Japan?
The area code to call Japan is +81.