Tokyo weather in May (Tokyo Prefecture, Japan)
Looking to travel to Tokyo in May? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
Tokyo in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 134 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of rain.
The area enjoys a balanced 180 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.
So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May, June and November typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January tends to have less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Tokyo climate page with graphs.
Tokyo, monthly averages in May
Where to go in Japan in MayFind out more about the weather in Japan in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Tokyo in May?For visitors traveling to Tokyo, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
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