When is the best time to go to Kamakura?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Kamakura are April, May, June, July, August, 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 October
  • August is the best month for swimming

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

January 43°F/52°F
February 45°F/52°F
March 50°F/58°F
April 59°F/67°F
May 68°F/76°F
June 74°F/79°F
July 81°F/86°F
August 83°F/88°F
September 77°F/83°F
October 67°F/74°F
November 58°F/65°F
December 49°F/56°F

Weather and climate in Kamakura

  • Between january and february the climate is unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 52°F°C and, in february, 8 days of rain are expected.
  • In march the climate is not good, but still OK. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and it rains about 38% of the time in march.
  • Between april and november the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 56°F and it rains in november about 3in.
  • In the month of december the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 77°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kamakura

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

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Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


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