Japan weather in November

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in November 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 November?

The weather conditions in Japan in November vary from poor to pleasant depending on the destination.

During November in Japan, the average maximum temperature varies from very low in Mount Fuji with -6°C (21°F) to high in Ishigaki Island with 26°C (80°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (71°F) in Ishigaki Island and -12°C (10°F) in Mount Fuji.

Precipitation in November varies from moderate in Nagano with an average of 44mm (1.7inch) of rainfall to heavy in Itoigawa with 348mm (14inch). It is also generally a moderately sunny time of year with an average of 147 hours of sunshine in Tokyo during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to discover more about the various weather conditions around Japan.

Where to go in Japan in November

Find the average weather conditions in November 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 November for the 5 most popular destinations in Japan?

Average weather in Tokyo

In November Tokyo generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (62°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°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
<<   October October
<<  
22°C / 72°F 
15°C / 59°F 
129 hours 
233mm / 9.2inch 
12 days 
17°C / 62°F 
9°C / 48°F 
147 hours 
97mm / 3.8inch 
8 days 
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 39°F 
177 hours 
57mm / 2.2inch 
5 days 
Climate in Tokyo

Average weather in Kyoto

In November Kyoto generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C (63°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C (46°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
<<   October October
<<  
23°C / 73°F 
14°C / 57°F 
160 hours 
121mm / 4.8inch 
9 days 
17°C / 63°F 
8°C / 46°F 
140 hours 
73mm / 2.9inch 
8 days 
12°C / 54°F 
3°C / 38°F 
138 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
8 days 
Climate in Kyoto

Average weather in Osaka

In November Osaka generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C (64°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C (50°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
<<   October October
<<  
23°C / 73°F 
16°C / 60°F 
163 hours 
112mm / 4.4inch 
9 days 
18°C / 64°F 
10°C / 50°F 
148 hours 
69mm / 2.7inch 
7 days 
12°C / 54°F 
5°C / 41°F 
151 hours 
43mm / 1.7inch 
7 days 
Climate in Osaka

Average weather in Hakuba

In November Hakuba generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C (52°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C (33°F) and high 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
<<   October October
<<  
18°C / 64°F 
7°C / 45°F 
129 hours 
122mm / 4.8inch 
11°C / 52°F 
1°C / 33°F 
110 hours 
109mm / 4.3inch 
poor 
5°C / 41°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
86 hours 
131mm / 5.2inch 
poor 
Climate in Hakuba

Average weather in Hakone

In November Hakone generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -6°C (21°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -12°C (10°F) and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hakone
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   October October
<<  
-0°C / 32°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
185mm / 7.3inch 
poor 
-6°C / 21°F 
-12°C / 10°F 
115mm / 4.5inch 
poor 
-12°C / 10°F 
-18°C / -0°F 
75mm / 3inch 
poor 
Climate in Hakone

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Is November the best time to go to Japan?

In our opinion November 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 April, May and June with generally pleasant weather in Tokyo. The worst month is January that can have poor weather conditions.

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