When is the best time to go to Okayama?

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

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

Annual weather in Okayama

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

January 40°F/49°F
February 41°F/50°F
March 45°F/58°F
April 52°F/65°F
May 61°F/74°F
June 68°F/79°F
July 76°F/86°F
August 79°F/90°F
September 72°F/83°F
October 63°F/74°F
November 54°F/63°F
December 45°F/52°F

Weather and climate in Okayama

Okayama 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 Okayama is 68°F (ranging from 49°F in january to 90°F in august). Annual rainfall is 64.8in, with a minimum of 2in in january and a maximum of 10.4in in july.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 47°F and it rains about 2.6in each month.
  • In the month of march the climate is correct. It is for example 58°F as maximum temperature in march and, in march, 5 days of rain are expected.
  • From april to july the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 101°F and it rains about 36% of the time in july.
  • In august the climate is just OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F.
  • From september to november the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 76°F and it rains about 11% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is unfavorable. The temperature rises to 52°F and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Okayama

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

Find out when Okayama 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 Okayama

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

Figure: Visitor index for Okayama month by month

Best time for low prices in Okayama

Average prices of hotels in Okayama month by month

Generally, January is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Okayama. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Okayama

On average, it costs $ 61 per day to hire a car in Okayama. This price varies by $ 14 depending on the month. In january, hiring a car costs an average of $ 54 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 68.

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