Shikoku weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Shikoku

The best time to visit the island of on Shikoku in Japan is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Shikoku is 29°C in August and the lowest is 9°C in January.

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

Average weather Shikoku by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 10 13 17 21 24 28 29 26 22 16 11
Precipitation (mm) 29 52 64 82 72 131 91 66 99 77 44 52

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14 day weather forecast Shikoku

The weather for on Shikoku will be 25° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Monday 20 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
16°
26° 0.6 mm 15% 2 m/s 7
Tuesday 21 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
15°
26° 0.4 mm 15% 1 m/s 7
Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
17°
26° 11.4 mm 80% 1 m/s 5
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
16°
26° 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 8
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
15°
26° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
14°
26° 0.2 mm 20% 3 m/s 5
Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
12°
26° 0.3 mm 10% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
13°
26° 0.4 mm 10% 1 m/s 7
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
14°
26° 0.6 mm 15% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
15°
26° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 7
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
17°
26° 3.4 mm 55% 1 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
26° 7.1 mm 70% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
14°
26° 1.7 mm 35% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 3 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
14°
26° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3

Climate Shikoku

The island Shikoku has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Shikoku is 19° degrees and there is about 860 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 179 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Shikoku

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 10 13 17 21 24 28 29 26 22 16 11
Night temp. (°C) 2 3 5 10 14 18 22 23 20 15 10 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 29 52 64 82 72 131 91 66 99 77 44 52
Days with rain 10 11 13 13 11 17 17 16 15 12 10 11
Days with snow 2 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 19 16 18 17 20 13 14 15 15 19 20 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 8 10 10 9 10 11 10 6 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 5 4 2

Shikoku weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Shikoku? 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.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Shikoku?

Shikoku is an island belonging to Japan. It lies in a straight line at 11,264 km from New York.

The coordinates of Shikoku are:

  • Latitude: 33.7432238
  • Longitude: 133.6375314

The GPS coordinates are 33° 44' N, 133° 38' E

How long is the flight to Shikoku?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Shikoku is approximately 13 hours.

What is the currency of Shikoku?

On Shikoku the Japanese yen (JPY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 September 2021

  • 1 Japanese yen = 103.83 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.010 Japanese yen
  • 10 Japanese yen = 1,038.34 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.10 Japanese yen
  • 100 Japanese yen = 10,383.40 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 0.96 Japanese yen

What is the area code of Shikoku?

The area code to call Shikoku is +81.