Weather in Japan in may 2021

Here, check out the weather forecast for may for most popular cities in Japan. These predictions are probabilities for the month of may from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the possibility of having the weather mentioned.

Weather details in may

In general, the month of May is characterized by humidity and a pleasant atmosphere due to a gentle heat throughout the day. However, the climate throughout May in Japan varies from one island to another.

Northern Japan in May

The mildness of the atmosphere and the presence of showers characterizes the climate in Sapporo at this time of year. The chances of having good sunny weather is equal to that of having rainy days.

The Center of Japan in May

With a pleasant heat, Tokyo and Kyoto are favored by mild weather conditions, despite the presence of showers; while in Sendai (Honshu), the mornings are very cool. One must therefore arrange for warm clothes if Sendai is on the itinerary.

Southwestern Japan in May

The climatic conditions of Naha and on the island of Okinawa in general provide heat and the abundant rains that are not favorable for the weather in Japan throughout May. Expect intense rainy days during the most part of the month.



Where to go in Japan in may?

Where to go in Japan in may: destination map

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Where should you go in Japan in may when it comes to the weather?

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The climate in Japan in may ranges from good to tolerable depending on the region and city.

warning in may the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

Good news: It is not ideal 100%, but the weather in Japan in may should be good in Hakone, Izu, Niigata, Osaka, Karuizawa, Yokohama, Kitakyushu, Kobe, Sendai (Honshu), Nagano-shi, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Yakushima, Nagoya, Nagasaki, Matsue, Shikoku, Nara, Kochi, Kamakura, Aomori, Kyoto, Kagoshima (Kyushu), Tokyo, Nikko, Fukuoka and Kumamoto. I allows to appreciate tours in these cities. And even why not take a little time to take a nap at the pool under the sun!

If you do not go lazing in the sun, but, for example for cultural tours or hiking, the cities of Ishigaki-jima, Naha (Okinawa), Hakodate and Sapporo (Hokkaido) have a OK but just acceptable weather for this kind of activity in may.


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Climate in Japan in may

Climate in Tokyo in may

In the month of may, maximum temperature is 76°F and minimum temperature is 65°F (for an average temperature of 70°F). The climate quite pleasant here in may. With 4.3in over 11 days, rain may occur for your holidays. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With good weather conditions, may is a good month to go in that area.

May
Average temperature 70°F
Highest temperature 76°F
Lowest temperature 65°F
Sea temperature 65°F
Rainfall 4.3in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(35%)
Humidity 78%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 35%
Length of day 14:02
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Tokyo in may

Climate in Kobe in may

In may, maximum temperature is 76°F and minimum temperature is 61°F (for an average temperature of 68°F). The climate quite nice in that area in this month. With 5.2in over 10 days, you will experience some showers for your trip. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, may is a good month to go in Kobe.

May
Average temperature 68°F
Highest temperature 76°F
Lowest temperature 61°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 5.2in
Number of days with rainfall 10 day(s)
(33%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 32%
Length of day 13:58
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Kobe in may

Climate in Kyoto in may

In may, the mean temperature in Kyoto is 67°F (maximum temperature is 76°F and minimum temperature is 58°F). The climate quite pleasant in that locality in the month of may. With 5.3in over 11 days, rain may occur throughout your journey. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With good weather conditions, the month of may is an advisable month to go in this locality.

May
Average temperature 67°F
Highest temperature 76°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Rainfall 5.3in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(34%)
Humidity 88%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 13:59
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Kyoto in may

Climate in Osaka in may

In may, maximum temperature is 77°F and minimum temperature is 61°F (for an average temperature of 68°F). The climate quite enjoyable in this city in the month of may. With 4.2in over 9 days, rain may occur throughout your trip. But this is rather reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a good climate, the month of may is a good time to go in Osaka in Japan.

May
Average temperature 68°F
Highest temperature 77°F
Lowest temperature 61°F
Sea temperature 66°F
Rainfall 4.2in
Number of days with rainfall 9 day(s)
(29%)
Humidity 82%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 33%
Length of day 13:57
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Osaka in may

Climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in may

In may, maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 49°F (for an average temperature of 56°F). The climate is fairly cold here in the month of may, but it is liveable when dressing hot. With 3.7in over 13 days, rainfall can happen throughout your holidays. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a correct climate, the month of may is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city.

May
Average temperature 56°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Sea temperature 51°F
Rainfall 3.7in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 86%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 43%
Length of day 14:38
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in may

All cities in Japan in may

Tokyo in maygood weather
Kobe in maygood weather
Kyoto in maygood weather
Osaka in maygood weather
Sapporo (Hokkaido) in maytolerable weather
Naha (Okinawa) in maygood weather
Aomori in maygood weather
Fukuoka in maygood weather
Hakodate in maytolerable weather
Hakone in maygood weather
Hiroshima in maygood weather
Ise in maygood weather
Ishigaki-jima in maygood weather
Izu in maygood weather
Kagoshima (Kyushu) in maygood weather
Kamakura in maygood weather
Kanazawa in maygood weather
Karuizawa in maygood weather
Kitakyushu in maygood weather
Kochi in maygood weather
Kumamoto in maygood weather
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Weather data for Japan in may:

Weather data for Japan in may is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Japan. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Japan can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Japan.


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