Climate in Kyoto (Kyoto), Japan

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Weather Forecasts for Kyoto (Kyoto)

TUE   Oct 04
28°C | 19°C
S 19 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

WED   Oct 05
19°C | 15°C
NNW 18 kmph
6.0 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

THU   Oct 06
17°C | 13°C
SSE 13 kmph
0.5 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Kyoto in Japan

Kyoto has a warm maritime climate and is generally quite humid throughout the year. The months of June and July are the wettest. This is mainly due to the increased intensity of showers that fall during these months. Regularly the rain is then accompanied by a blow of thunder.

The number of hours of sunshine is fairly limited in Kyoto. On average the city has 1800 hours of sunshine per year. The months of April, May and August are the sunniest.

During the month of April, May and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 26 degrees Celsius (79°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • When is summer in Kyoto?
    The hottest season / summer takes place in June, July, August and September.
  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Kyoto?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in May, June, July and September.
  • Which is the warmest month in Kyoto?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 33°C (92°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Kyoto?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 9°C (48°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Kyoto?
    July tops the wettest month list with 225mm (8.9in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Kyoto?
    December is the driest month with 50mm (2.0in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Kyoto?
    August is the sunniest month with an average of 185 hours of sunshine.

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