Weather in Japan

Visiting Japan can be enjoyable at any time of the year. Due to the country’s large north-south extension, weather patterns differ dramatically between regions. Below are monthly averages according to city.

January

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 30 -1 18 -8 4.4 111
Tokyo 50 10 36 2 1.9 49
Osaka 48 9 37 3 1.7 44
Fukuoka 50 10 37 3 2.8 72

February

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 32 0 19 -7 3.8 96
Tokyo 50 10 36 2 2.4 60
Osaka 48 9 37 3 2.3 59
Fukuoka 52 11 39 4 2.8 71

March

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 39 4 25 -4 3.1 80
Tokyo 55 13 41 5 4.5 115
Osaka 55 13 41 5 3.9 100
Fukuoka 57 14 43 6 4.3 109

April

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 52 11 37 3 2.4 61
Tokyo 64 18 52 11 5.1 130
Osaka 68 20 52 11 4.8 121
Fukuoka 66 19 52 11 4.9 125

May

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 63 17 46 8 2.2 55
Tokyo 73 23 59 15 5.0 128
Osaka 75 24 59 15 5.5 140
Fukuoka 74 24 59 15 5.4 139

June

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 70 21 54 12 2.0 51
Tokyo 77 25 66 19 6.5 165
Osaka 81 27 68 20 7.9 201
Fukuoka 81 27 66 19 10.7 272

July

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 77 25 63 17 2.6 67
Tokyo 84 29 73 23 6.4 162
Osaka 88 31 75 24 6.1 155
Fukuoka 88 31 75 24 10.5 266

August

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 79 26 66 19 5.4 137
Tokyo 88 31 75 24 6.1 155
Osaka 91 33 77 25 3.9 99
Fukuoka 90 32 77 25 7.4 188

September

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 72 22 57 14 5.4 138
Tokyo 81 27 70 21 8.2 209
Osaka 84 29 70 21 6.9 175
Fukuoka 82 28 70 21 6.9 175

October

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 62 16 45 7 4.9 124
Tokyo 72 22 59 15 6.4 163
Osaka 73 23 59 15 4.3 109
Fukuoka 73 23 59 15 3.2 81

November

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 46 8 34 1 4.1 103
Tokyo 63 17 50 10 3.7 93
Osaka 63 17 50 10 2.6 66
Fukuoka 64 18 50 10 3.2 81

December

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 36 2 25 -4 4.1 105
Tokyo 54 12 41 5 1.6 40
Osaka 54 12 41 5 2.1 54
Fukuoka 55 13 41 5 2.1 54