When is the best time to go to Fukuoka?

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

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

Annual weather in Fukuoka

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

January 41°F/50°F
February 43°F/52°F
March 49°F/58°F
April 54°F/67°F
May 63°F/74°F
June 70°F/79°F
July 76°F/86°F
August 77°F/88°F
September 72°F/83°F
October 63°F/74°F
November 54°F/65°F
December 45°F/54°F

Weather and climate in Fukuoka

Fukuoka 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 Fukuoka is 68°F (ranging from 50°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 92.7in, with a minimum of 4.4in in january and a maximum of 14.4in in july.
  • From january to february the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 72°F and, in february, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • In march the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 58°F and you can expect to have 5.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From april to may the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 70°F and, in may, 7 days of rain are expected.
  • From june to august the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains about 34% of the time in august.
  • Between the months of september and november the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 59°F and it rains about 5.3in each month.
  • In december the climate is unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 52°F in average.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Fukuoka

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Fukuoka

Find out when Fukuoka has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Fukuoka

  • Very low season in Fukuoka
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Fukuoka
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March and June.
  • High season in Fukuoka
    The number of visitors to Fukuoka is high in: April, May, July, September, November and December.
  • Peak season in Fukuoka
    The largest number of tourists visiting Fukuoka is during: August and October.

Figure: Visitor index for Fukuoka month by month

Best time for low prices in Fukuoka

Average prices of hotels in Fukuoka month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Fukuoka. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, August is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Fukuoka

A return flight between London and Fukuoka is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 884 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 761 more for your airline ticket to Fukuoka if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Fukuoka

On average, it costs $ 57 per day to hire a car in Fukuoka. This price varies by $ 10 depending on the month. In march, hiring a car costs an average of $ 52 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 62.

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