Best time to visit Shikoku, Japan

The best time to visit the island of 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 on Shikoku is 29°C in august and the lowest is 9°C in january.

The average climate figure for Shikoku is an 7,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Shikoku has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Shikoku 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 Shikoku per month

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

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 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 Shikoku

 
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 10°C 13°C 17°C 21°C 24°C 28°C 29°C 26°C 22°C 16°C 11°C
Night 2°C 3°C 5°C 10°C 14°C 18°C 22°C 23°C 20°C 15°C 10°C 5°C
Precip 29
mm
52
mm
64
mm
82
mm
72
mm
131
mm
91
mm
66
mm
99
mm
77
mm
44
mm
52
mm
Rain
days
10 11 13 13 11 17 17 16 15 12 10 11
Snow
days
2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
19 16 18 17 20 13 14 15 15 19 20 19
Sun hours
per day
6 6 8 10 10 9 10 11 10 6 6 6
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Shikoku january

On average, it is maximum 9° in january on Shikoku and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month on Shikoku and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Shikoku february

On average, it is maximum 10° in february on Shikoku and at least around 3° degrees. In february there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month on Shikoku and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Climate Shikoku march

On average, it is maximum 13° in march on Shikoku and at least around 5° degrees. In march there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku april

On average, it is maximum 17° in april on Shikoku and at least around 10° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 82 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku may

On average, it is maximum 21° in may on Shikoku and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku june

On average, it is maximum 24° in june on Shikoku and at least around 18° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 131 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july on Shikoku and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 91 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august on Shikoku and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september on Shikoku and at least around 20° degrees. In september there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku october

On average, it is maximum 22° in october on Shikoku and at least around 15° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku november

On average, it is maximum 16° in november on Shikoku and at least around 10° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month on Shikoku.

Climate Shikoku december

On average, it is maximum 11° in december on Shikoku and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month on Shikoku and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Shikoku

The weather for Shikoku in Japan will be 21° till 20° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
27 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 20°C 12°C 26°C 0.9 mm 25% 4m/s 7
Mo
28 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 21°C 11°C 26°C 0.2 mm 20% 3m/s 7
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 11°C 26°C 1.1 mm 25% 1m/s 2
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 23°C 12°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 4
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 25°C 13°C 26°C 0.5 mm 15% 1m/s 7
Fr
2 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 13°C 26°C 0.7 mm 20% 1m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 21°C 15°C 26°C 5.5 mm 65% 1m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
4 Oct
Lichte regen 19°C 15°C 26°C 9.5 mm 90% 1m/s 2
Mo
5 Oct
Zware Regen 21°C 16°C 26°C 30 mm 90% 1m/s 4
Tu
6 Oct
Bewolkt 23°C 13°C 26°C 1.8 mm 40% 2m/s 3
We
7 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 8°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4
Th
8 Oct
Licht bewolkt 18°C 8°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4
Fr
9 Oct
Licht bewolkt 19°C 8°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3
Sa
10 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 9°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

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About Shikoku

Shikoku is an island that belongs to Japan. It has a total surface of km² with 29.751 km of coastline . In terms of area, the country is United States. If you want to call Shikoku 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.

Shikoku is in a straight line at 9.518 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 13 hours10.

The coordinates of Shikoku, Japan are latitude: 33.7432238 en longitude: 133.6375314

The GPS coordinates are N 33° 44' 35.5200" en E 133° 38' 15.0000"

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Currency Shikoku

In Shikoku the Japanese yen is used to pay.

Exchange rate Japanese yen (JPY) 27 september 2020

1 Japanese yen = 0,01 United States dollar
100 Japanese yen = 0,95 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 105,59 Japanese yen
100 United States dollar = 10.559,10 Japanese yen

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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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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.

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Time difference Shikoku

On Shikoku it is now 18:25 o’clock in the evening on sunday 27 september 2020. That is 13 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Shikoku is Asia/Tokyo and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

Vaccinations Shikoku

Person and travel related vaccinations

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

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