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 is an introduction to each month of the year with respect to travel in Japan.

All measurements are monthly averages.

January

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 30 -1 18 -8 4.4 111
Tokyo 50 10 34 2 1.9 49
Osaka 49 9 37 3 1.7 44
Fukuoka 50 10 38 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 49 9 37 3 2.3 59
Fukuoka 51 11 38 4 2.8 71

March

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 38 4 26 -4 3.1 80
Tokyo 55 13 41 5 4.5 115
Osaka 58 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 65 18 51 11 5.1 130
Osaka 67 20 51 11 4.8 121
Fukuoka 67 19 51 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 76 24 60 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 54 12 6.5 165
Osaka 81 27 68 20 7.9 201
Fukuoka 80 27 67 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 89 31 75 24 6.1 155
Fukuoka 87 75 75 24 10.5 266

August

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 79 26 65 19 5.4 137
Tokyo 87 31 76 24 6.1 155
Osaka 91 33 77 25 3.9 99
Fukuoka 89 32 76 25 7.4 188

September

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 79 26 65 19 5.4 138
Tokyo 80 27 69 21 8.2 209
Osaka 84 29 70 21 6.9 175
Fukuoka 82 28 69 21 6.9 175

October

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 60 16 44 7 4.9 124
Tokyo 71 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 47 8 34 1 4.1 103
Tokyo 62 17 49 10 3.7 93
Osaka 63 17 49 10 2.6 66
Fukuoka 64 18 49 10 3.2 81

December

City Maximum Temp Minimum Temp Rainfall
Sapporo 36 2 24 -4 4.1 105
Tokyo 54 12 40 5 1.6 40
Osaka 54 12 41 5 2.1 54
Fukuoka 55 13 41 5 2.1 54