Kyoto weather in September

Planning a journey to Kyoto this September 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 September?

Kyoto is a region in Japan. September in Kyoto generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation. During September, summer is in full swing.

The average maximum temperatures are warm and range from 27°C in Kyotango to 29°C in Uji. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 20°C in Uji and 21°C in Kyotango.

In September, precipitation varies across different areas. From heavy rainfall in Uji with an average of 178 mm to heavy rainfall in Nantan city with 229 mm. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 140 hours of sunlight expected in Kyoto. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For specific regional insights in Kyoto for September, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Kyoto climate page.

Where to go in Kyoto in September

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

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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 in Kyoto

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

Average weather in Kyoto

In September Kyoto generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Kyoto
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
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sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
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<<   August August
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33°C 
23°C 
185 hours 
148 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
19°C 
140 hours 
202 mm 
18 days 
October   >> October
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
160 hours 
162 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Kyoto

Average weather in Uji

In September Uji generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
<<   August August
<<  
33°C 
24°C 
185 hours 
123 mm 
17 days 
29°C 
20°C 
140 hours 
178 mm 
18 days 
October   >> October
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
160 hours 
155 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Uji

Average weather in Nantan city

In September Nantan city generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
<<   August August
<<  
32°C 
23°C 
185 hours 
164 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
19°C 
140 hours 
229 mm 
19 days 
October   >> October
>>  
22°C 
13°C 
160 hours 
169 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Nantan city

Average weather in Kameoka

In September Kameoka generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant 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
<<   August August
<<  
32°C 
23°C 
185 hours 
152 mm 
17 days 
28°C 
19°C 
140 hours 
209 mm 
18 days 
October   >> October
>>  
23°C 
13°C 
160 hours 
163 mm 
15 days 
Climate in Kameoka

Average weather in Kyotango

In September Kyotango generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C and heavy 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
<<   August August
<<  
31°C 
25°C 
156 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
21°C 
224 mm 
20 days 
October   >> October
>>  
22°C 
16°C 
150 mm 
20 days 
Climate in Kyotango

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Kyoto, in Japan.

Is September the best time to visit Kyoto?

In our opinion, September may not be the ideal time to visit Kyoto due to the typically unpleasant weather in Kyoto.

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

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