Wakayama weather in October

Considering a trip to Wakayama this October and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Wakayama in October?

Wakayama is a region in Japan. October in Wakayama generally has warm temperatures, with heavy precipitation.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 23°C and nighttime temperatures around 18°C in Shirahama.

In October, precipitation varies across different areas. From heavy rainfall in Wakayama with an average of 186 mm to heavy rainfall in Shingu with 309 mm. Most cities enjoy a balanced amount of sunshine, with around 164 hours of sunlight anticipated in Shirahama. This ensures the days are neither too dim nor excessively sunny.

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

Where to go in Wakayama in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in Wakayama 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 Wakayama

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in Wakayama?

Average weather in Shirahama

In October Shirahama generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Shirahama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C 
23°C 
162 hours 
252 mm 
18 days 
23°C 
18°C 
164 hours 
231 mm 
15 days 
19°C 
13°C 
142 hours 
136 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Shirahama

Average weather in Wakayama

In October Wakayama generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Wakayama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C 
22°C 
162 hours 
197 mm 
17 days 
23°C 
17°C 
164 hours 
186 mm 
14 days 
18°C 
11°C 
142 hours 
103 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Wakayama

Average weather in Koyasan

In October Koyasan 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 tolerable that month.

Koyasan
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C 
19°C 
162 hours 
214 mm 
18 days 
22°C 
12°C 
164 hours 
192 mm 
15 days 
17°C 
6°C 
142 hours 
107 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Koyasan

Average weather in Katsuura

In October Katsuura generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Katsuura
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C 
23°C 
335 mm 
19 days 
poor 
24°C 
18°C 
302 mm 
16 days 
poor 
19°C 
13°C 
159 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Katsuura

Average weather in Tanabe

In October Tanabe generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Tanabe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C 
22°C 
162 hours 
249 mm 
18 days 
23°C 
17°C 
164 hours 
226 mm 
15 days 
18°C 
12°C 
142 hours 
132 mm 
13 days 
Climate in Tanabe

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Is October the best time to visit Wakayama?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Shirahama, October may not be the ideal time to visit Wakayama.

On average, the best time to visit Wakayama is in April, May, August and November with generally tolerable weather in Shirahama. In contrast, January, February, June and July tend to have poor weather conditions.

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