When is the best time to go to Gokayama?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Gokayama are May, June and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are January, July, August, September and December

Annual weather in Gokayama

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

January 31°F/41°F
February 31°F/43°F
March 36°F/50°F
April 45°F/61°F
May 54°F/72°F
June 61°F/79°F
July 68°F/85°F
August 70°F/88°F
September 65°F/79°F
October 56°F/70°F
November 47°F/59°F
December 38°F/47°F

Weather and climate in Gokayama

Gokayama enjoys a warm-summer humid continental climate (without dry season) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Gokayama is 65°F (ranging from 41°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 120.8in, with a minimum of 7.9in in may and a maximum of 13.4in in july.
  • From january to march the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 70°F and you can expect to have 8.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In april the climate is correct. It is for example 61°F as maximum temperature in april and, in april, 8 days of rain are expected.
  • From may to june the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 79°F.
  • From july to september the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 79°F as maximum temperature in september and it rains about 12.5in each month.
  • In the month of october the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 68°F in average and you can expect to have 9.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 59°F and you can expect to have 8.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of december the climate is very bad. The temperature rises to 47°F and it rains about 12.4in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Gokayama

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Gokayama: 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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