Weather in July in Japan

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in July in Japan. Is this month a good time to go to Japan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Japan in July?

The weather in Japan in July ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination. July is a summer month in Japan.

July has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from cold in Mount Fuji with 8°C (46°F) to very warm temperatures in Iriomote with 32°C (90°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C (80°F) in Iriomote and 3°C (37°F) in Mount Fuji. Temperatures can be very high, so be prepared and make sure to pack light clothes.

Precipitation ranges from moderate in Abashiri with 76mm (3inch) rainfall to heavy in Kumamoto with 380mm (15inch) rainfall. In general it is also a moderate sunny month with an average of 152 hours of sunshine in Tokyo during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Japan.

Where to go in Japan in July

Find the average weather conditions in July for the most popular destinations in Japan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Japan

What is the weather like in July for the 5 most popular destinations in Japan?

Average weather in Tokyo

In July Tokyo generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Tokyo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 65°F 
123 hours 
170mm / 6.7inch 
12 days 
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
152 hours 
152mm / 6inch 
11 days 
August   >> August
>>  
31°C / 89°F 
23°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
167mm / 6.6inch 
10 days 
Climate in Tokyo

Average weather in Kyoto

In July Kyoto generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kyoto
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
140 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
13 days 
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
145 hours 
225mm / 8.9inch 
13 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
33°C / 92°F 
24°C / 75°F 
185 hours 
133mm / 5.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Kyoto

Average weather in Arashiyama

In July Arashiyama generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Arashiyama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 66°F 
140 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
13 days 
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
145 hours 
225mm / 8.9inch 
13 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
33°C / 92°F 
24°C / 75°F 
185 hours 
133mm / 5.2inch 
9 days 
Climate in Arashiyama

Average weather in Osaka

In July Osaka generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (76°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Osaka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
20°C / 68°F 
156 hours 
183mm / 7.2inch 
12 days 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 76°F 
182 hours 
157mm / 6.2inch 
11 days 
August   >> August
>>  
33°C / 92°F 
25°C / 78°F 
223 hours 
90mm / 3.5inch 
8 days 
Climate in Osaka

Average weather in Hakuba

In July Hakuba generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hakuba
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
24°C / 74°F 
13°C / 55°F 
135 hours 
218mm / 8.6inch 
27°C / 81°F 
18°C / 64°F 
135 hours 
291mm / 11inch 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 65°F 
166 hours 
171mm / 6.7inch 
Climate in Hakuba

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Japan.

Is July the best time to go to Japan?

In our opinion July is a good time to visit Japan with commonly tolerable weather in Tokyo. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Japan is in May and June with generally pleasant weather in Tokyo. The worst months are January and February that can have poor weather conditions.

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