Climate in Okayama

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Okayama in a height of 14m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Several months of the year it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees centigrade, sometimes up to 34 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Okayama
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, August is the sunniest month in the prefecture of Okayama. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Okayama
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 10 rainy days, June offers the most number of rainy days, and in January the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Okayama
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.2 mm, the least rain falls in January. September, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Okayama

Most important cities in the prefecture »Okayama«

The prefecture has a west-east extension of about 50 km and over 60 km from north to south.

Okayama719,47434° 39' 42"N133° 56' 6"E
Kurashiki477,11834° 34' 60"N133° 46' 0"E
Tsuyama103,74635° 3' 8"N133° 59' 56"E
Tamano67,78634° 28' 60"N133° 56' 60"E
Kasaoka58,46134° 30' 21"N133° 30' 14"E
Soja57,46934° 40' 31"N133° 45' 3"E
Ibara34,42434° 36' 0"N133° 28' 0"E
Takahashi24,81934° 46' 60"N133° 37' 0"E
Niimi23,78734° 58' 60"N133° 28' 0"E
Kamogatacho-kamogata18,41234° 32' 15"N133° 35' 23"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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