The climate in Japan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 53 measuring stations in Japan.
Weather stations at an altitude above 610m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: The northern part of Japan is located in the temperate climatic zone, while the southern part is subtropical.

A beach holiday can be enjoyed in the warmer season with water temperatures up to 26 degrees.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Japan

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from July to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

hours of sunshine per day
rainy days per month
Precipitation in mm/day
Relative humidity in %
Water temperature
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)