Okayama weather in May

Planning a getaway to Okayama this May and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Okayama in May?

Okayama is a region in Japan. May in Okayama generally has warm temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

The average maximum temperatures are warm and range from 22°C in Makago to 24°C in Okayama. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 15°C in Okayama and 12°C in Makago.

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Okayama with an average of 126 mm to heavy rainfall in Makago with 164 mm. Meanwhile, Okayama enjoys close to 206 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

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

Where to go in Okayama in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Okayama 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 Okayama

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Okayama?

Average weather in Okayama

In May Okayama generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Okayama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
20°C 
10°C 
193 hours 
117 mm 
15 days 
24°C 
15°C 
206 hours 
126 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
20°C 
155 hours 
187 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Okayama

Average weather in Kurashiki

In May Kurashiki generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Kurashiki
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
19°C 
10°C 
193 hours 
122 mm 
15 days 
24°C 
15°C 
206 hours 
132 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
26°C 
20°C 
155 hours 
193 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Kurashiki

Average weather in Setouchi

In May Setouchi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Setouchi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
19°C 
11°C 
193 hours 
123 mm 
15 days 
23°C 
16°C 
206 hours 
130 mm 
14 days 
June   >> June
>>  
26°C 
20°C 
155 hours 
189 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Setouchi

Average weather in Makago

In May Makago generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Makago
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
17°C 
6°C 
193 hours 
143 mm 
16 days 
22°C 
12°C 
206 hours 
164 mm 
15 days 
June   >> June
>>  
25°C 
16°C 
155 hours 
231 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Makago

Average weather in Mimasaka

In May Mimasaka generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 13°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Mimasaka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
20°C 
7°C 
193 hours 
130 mm 
16 days 
24°C 
13°C 
206 hours 
146 mm 
15 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
18°C 
155 hours 
202 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Mimasaka

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Is May the best time to visit Okayama?

We consider May to be one of the best times to travel to Okayama. Typically, the climate in Okayama is pleasant.

On average, the best time to visit Okayama is in April, May, September, October and November with generally pleasant weather in Okayama. In contrast, January, February, July and December tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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