Best time to go to Kyoto Average weather of Kyoto, Japan
Get the best time to go to Kyoto in Japan from seasonal norms on this page.
When is the best time to go to Kyoto?
When is the best time to go to Kyoto? Here's some information to help you in your decision:
- The best months for good weather in Kyoto are May, June, August, September and October
- On average, the warmest months are July and August
- January is the coldest month of the year
- July is the rainiest month
For full information about the climate and weather in Kyoto a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:
|Month||Our opinion||View Details|
|very bad weather||Kyoto in january|
|very bad weather||Kyoto in february|
|very bad weather||Kyoto in march|
|tolerable weather||Kyoto in april|
|good weather||Kyoto in may|
|good weather||Kyoto in june|
|tolerable weather||Kyoto in july|
|good weather||Kyoto in august|
|good weather||Kyoto in september|
|good weather||Kyoto in october|
|tolerable weather||Kyoto in november|
|very bad weather||Kyoto in december|
Weather and climate in Kyoto
- From january to march the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 47°F and you can expect to have 2.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
- Between the months of april and may the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains about 2.7in each month.
- From june to july the climate is correct. The record temperature this month is 99°F and you can expect to have 5.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
- Between august and october the climate is favorable. The temperature rises to 70°F and you can expect to have 4in of rainfall/month during this period.
- In november the climate is just OK. the thermometer goes up to 59°F°C.
- In the month of december the climate is very unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 38°F and, in december, 8 days of rain are expected.
Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kyoto
In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kyoto: 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.
Daily sunshine hours
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