Japan precipitation in May

In Japan in May precipitation ranges from moderate in Sapporo with 54mm (2.1inch) of rainfall to heavy in Kōchi with 285mm (11inch) of rainfall.

Where and how much does it rain in Japan in May?

Find the average total precipitation in May for the most popular destinations in Japan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost no
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3inch) precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5inch) - 160 mm (6.3inch). Moderate: 30mm (1.2inch) - 90mm (3.5inch. Low: 5mm (0.2inch) - 30mm (1.2inch).

  • How much does it rain in Japan in May?
  • In general in May rainfall is high in Tokyo, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable, changing moment to moment.

  • What is the wettest city in May in Japan?
  • The wettest location is Kōchi with an average precipitation of 285mm (11inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in May in Japan?
  • According to our data the driest location is Sapporo with an average precipitation of 54mm (2.1inch).

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