Iriomote Island weather in May

Thinking about venturing to Iriomote Island this May and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Iriomote Island in May?

Iriomote Island is a region in Japan. May in Iriomote Island generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 28°C and nighttime temperatures around 25°C in Iriomote.

May is a very rainy month with an average rainfall of around 178 mm in Iriomote. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 167 hours of sunlight expected in Iriomote. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Iriomote Island in May, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Iriomote Island climate page.

Where to go in Iriomote Island in May

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Iriomote Island

What is the weather like in May for the 2 most popular destinations in Iriomote Island?

Average weather in Iriomote

In May Iriomote generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Iriomote
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
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25°C 
22°C 
126 hours 
162 mm 
19 days 
28°C 
25°C 
167 hours 
178 mm 
22 days 
June   >> June
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29°C 
27°C 
207 hours 
171 mm 
20 days 
Climate in Iriomote

Average weather in Taketomi

In May Taketomi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Taketomi
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
25°C 
22°C 
126 hours 
162 mm 
19 days 
28°C 
25°C 
167 hours 
178 mm 
22 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C 
27°C 
207 hours 
170 mm 
20 days 
Climate in Taketomi

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Is May the best time to visit Iriomote Island?

We consider May to be one of the best times to travel to Iriomote Island. Typically, the climate in Iriomote is pleasant. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December offering mostly pleasant weather in Iriomote. The weather in August, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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