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Temperature in Japan in May

May in Japan has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from low in Nemuro with 8°C to high temperatures in Ishigaki Island with 28°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C in Ishigaki Island and 5°C in Nemuro.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Japan in May?

To get a sense of May's typical temperatures in the key spots of Japan, explore the map below. Click on a point for an in-depth look.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in May in Japan?
  • From a thorough analysis of our records, Ishigaki Island clearly dominates in terms of high temperatures. The city witnesses daytime temperatures hovering around 28°C, and evenings that remain near 25°C.

  • What is the coldest city in May in Japan?
  • Our database indicates that in May, Nemuro is the city with the coolest temperatures in Japan. You can expect daytime highs of 8°C and nighttime lows close to 5°C.

  • How much sun does Japan get in May?
  • Tokyo enjoys a balanced 180 hours of sunlight. This makes it neither too overcast nor too sunny.

  • What is the water's temperature in May?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 21°C in Hachijojima this month, a rehreshing temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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