When is the best time to go to Arashiyama?

When is the best time to go to Arashiyama? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Arashiyama are May, June, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • July is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Arashiyama

For full information about the climate and weather in Arashiyama a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 34°F/45°F
February 36°F/49°F
March 40°F/56°F
April 47°F/65°F
May 58°F/76°F
June 67°F/81°F
July 74°F/86°F
August 76°F/90°F
September 68°F/83°F
October 58°F/72°F
November 49°F/61°F
December 40°F/50°F

Weather and climate in Arashiyama

Arashiyama enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Arashiyama is 68°F (ranging from 45°F in january to 90°F in august). Annual rainfall is 78.4in, with a minimum of 3.5in in february and a maximum of 12.8in in july.
  • From january to march the climate is the worst possible. At lunchtime, it's 54°F in average.
  • In april the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 65°F and it rains about 5.4in each month.
  • From may to june the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 74°F and, in june, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of july and august the climate is okay. It is for example 90°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains in august about 9.2in.
  • From september to october the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 63°F and it rains about 7.4in each month.
  • In november the climate is passable, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 49°F and it rains in november about 3.5in.
  • In december the climate is very bad. It is for example 50°F as maximum temperature in december and, in december, 5 days of rain are expected.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Arashiyama

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Arashiyama: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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