When is the best time to go to Kagoshima (Kyushu)?

When is the best time to go to Kagoshima (Kyushu)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

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

Annual weather in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

For full information about the climate and weather in Kagoshima (Kyushu) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 45°F/54°F
February 47°F/58°F
March 50°F/61°F
April 58°F/68°F
May 65°F/76°F
June 70°F/79°F
July 77°F/86°F
August 77°F/88°F
September 74°F/85°F
October 65°F/77°F
November 58°F/67°F
December 49°F/58°F

Weather and climate in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

Kagoshima (Kyushu) 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 Kagoshima (Kyushu) is 72°F (ranging from 54°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 128.3in, with a minimum of 4.7in in january and a maximum of 25.4in in june.
  • In the month of january the climate is bad. At lunchtime, it's 52°F in average and you can expect to have 4.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of february and march the climate is just OK. It is for example 61°F as maximum temperature in march and, in march, 9 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of april and may the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 76°F°C.
  • In june the climate is the worst possible. In average, on the morning it is 72°F.
  • In the month of july the climate is bad. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F and you can expect to have 21.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of august the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains about 35% of the time in august.
  • Between the months of september and november the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 67°F in average and, in november, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • In december the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and you can expect to have 5in of rainfall/month during this period.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kagoshima (Kyushu): 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 Kagoshima (Kyushu)

Find out when Kagoshima (Kyushu) 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 Kagoshima (Kyushu)

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

Figure: Visitor index for Kagoshima (Kyushu) month by month

Best time for low prices in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

Average prices of hotels in Kagoshima (Kyushu) month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Kagoshima (Kyushu). 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 of hiring a car in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

On average, it costs $ 57 per day to hire a car in Kagoshima (Kyushu). This price varies by $ 11 depending on the month. In march, hiring a car costs an average of $ 53 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 63.

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