Best time to visit, weather and climate Japan
Best time to visit 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.

The average climate figure for Japan is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Japan has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and continental climate. 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
mm
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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20
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16
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All climate data from Japan
Climate data from: Tokyo
Climate Japan

Climate Japan


Climate Japan per Month

Climate Japan per Month

Japan has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the oceanic climate and continental climate. 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.

 
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
 


Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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.

Climate 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

14 day weather forecast Japan

The weather for Tokyo in Japan will be 29° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Japan is based on the weather in Tokyo.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
8 Jul
Bewolkt 29°C 25°C 21°C 1.1 mm 25% 11m/s 3
Th
9 Jul
Bewolkt 27°C 24°C 21°C 1.5 mm 35% 7m/s 3
Fr
10 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 24°C 21°C 0.8 mm 20% 2m/s 3
Sa
11 Jul
Bewolkt 32°C 25°C 21°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 3
Su
12 Jul
Bewolkt 30°C 26°C 21°C 0.4 mm 15% 8m/s 3
Mo
13 Jul
Onweer met zware regen 28°C 20°C 21°C 21 mm 85% 4m/s 3
Tu
14 Jul
Onweer met zware regen 21°C 20°C 21°C 20 mm 85% 5m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
We
15 Jul
Bewolkt 24°C 19°C 21°C 0.1 mm 20% 4m/s 3
Th
16 Jul
Bewolkt 22°C 20°C 21°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 3
Fr
17 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 22°C 21°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Sa
18 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 25°C 21°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 2
Su
19 Jul
Bewolkt 32°C 25°C 21°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 2
Mo
20 Jul
Onweer met regen 33°C 25°C 21°C 5.3 mm 65% 4m/s 5
Tu
21 Jul
Bewolkt 33°C 27°C 21°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Experiences

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Currency Japan

In Japan the Japanese yen is used to pay.

Exchange rate Japanese yen (JPY) 8 july 2020

1 Japanese yen = 0,16 South African rand
100 Japanese yen = 15,81 South African rand

1 South African rand = 6,32 Japanese yen
100 South African rand = 632,17 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.

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

Time difference Japan

In Japan it is now 08:21 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 8 july 2020. That is 7 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Japan is Asia/Tokyo and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

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