When is the best time to go to Kofu?

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

  • The best months in Kofu are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months are June, July, September and October

Annual weather in Kofu

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

January 14°F/45°F
February 16°F/47°F
March 22°F/54°F
April 32°F/63°F
May 43°F/74°F
June 52°F/79°F
July 61°F/85°F
August 59°F/88°F
September 50°F/79°F
October 40°F/70°F
November 29°F/59°F
December 22°F/49°F

Weather and climate in Kofu

Kofu enjoys a warm-summer humid continental climate (without dry season) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Kofu is 67°F (ranging from 45°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 101in, with a minimum of 3.3in in january and a maximum of 13.1in in july.
  • From january to march the climate is very unfavorable. the thermometer goes up to 54°F°C and you can expect to have 7.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From april to may the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and, in may, 10 days of rain are expected.
  • From june to august the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 88°F and, in august, 14 days of rain are expected.
  • Between september and october the climate is good. It is for example 70°F as maximum temperature in october and it rains in october about 12.6in.
  • From november to december the climate is very bad. the thermometer goes up to 49°F°C and you can expect to have 4in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kofu

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


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kofu

Find out when Kofu 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 Kofu

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

Figure: Visitor index for Kofu month by month

Best time for low prices in Kofu

Average prices of hotels in Kofu month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Kofu. 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.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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