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Kyoto weather in April

Planning a journey to Kyoto this April and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Kyoto in April?

Kyoto is a region in Japan. April in Kyoto generally has temperatures that range from moderate to pleasant, with high precipitation.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is moderate in Kyotango at 17°C to pleasant in Uji at 19°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 8°C in Uji and 9°C in Kyotango.

In April, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Miyazu with an average of 127 mm to high rainfall in Kyoto with 142 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 178 hours of sunlight expected in Kyoto. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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

Where to go in Kyoto in April

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Kyoto on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Kyoto?

Kyoto

In April Kyoto generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kyoto
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
<<   March March
<<  
14°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
125 mm 
21 days 
19°C 
8°C 
178 hours 
142 mm 
17 days 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C 
13°C 
185 hours 
155 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Kyoto

Uji

In April Uji generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Uji
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
<<   March March
<<  
14°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
117 mm 
20 days 
19°C 
8°C 
178 hours 
132 mm 
16 days 
May   >> May
>>  
25°C 
14°C 
185 hours 
145 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Uji

Nantan city

In April Nantan city generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Nantan city
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
<<   March March
<<  
13°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
128 mm 
22 days 
poor 
18°C 
8°C 
178 hours 
141 mm 
17 days 
May   >> May
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
185 hours 
163 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Nantan city

Kameoka

In April Kameoka generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 19°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 8°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kameoka
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
<<   March March
<<  
14°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
123 mm 
21 days 
19°C 
8°C 
178 hours 
142 mm 
17 days 
May   >> May
>>  
24°C 
13°C 
185 hours 
156 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Kameoka

Kyotango

In April Kyotango generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 17°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Kyotango
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   March March
<<  
13°C 
5°C 
138 mm 
23 days 
poor 
17°C 
9°C 
128 mm 
18 days 
May   >> May
>>  
22°C 
14°C 
155 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Kyotango

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Is April the best time to visit Kyoto?

In our opinion, April is a good time to visit Kyoto with overall tolerable weather in Kyoto. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average, the best time to visit Kyoto is in May and October with generally pleasant weather in Kyoto. On the other hand, the months of January, February and July tend to have poor weather conditions.

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