Temperatures in Japan in May

Japan in May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very cold in Mount Fuji with -1°C (31°F) to warm temperatures in Ishigaki Island with 29°C (84°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Ishigaki Island and -6°C (21°F) in Mount Fuji.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Japan in May

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

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On this map very warm means daytime maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold means lower than 2ºC (36ºF).

  • What is the warmest city in May in Japan?
  • Ishigaki Island tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 24°C (75°F).

  • What is the coldest city in May in Japan?
  • The coldest city in May in Japan is Mount Fuji when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around -1°C (31°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -6°C (21°F).

  • How much sun does Japan get in May?
  • May is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 180 hours of sunshine in Tokyo during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 21°C (70°F) in Hachijojima this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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