Today in Tokyo, Japan
Cloudy, periods of rain. Low 6C.
Rain. Low 6C. Winds N at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. 25 to 50mm of rain expected.
This weather data was last updated 2017-03-26 05:17:21.
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The city of Tokyo is the capital of the country of Japan and the metropolitan area is the largest in the world. The type of weather that you will find in the city of Tokyo is humid subtropical. A lot of the influence in the weather comes from the Pacific Ocean. Because the city is so big you can find different types of weather at different times. The western side of the city, for example, will see a lot more precipitation during the summer months than the rest of the city. Tokyo weather tends to be hot and humid during the summer and cool but mild during the winter. Snowfall does happen in Tokyo but it is not much. The snowiest months are usually January and February.
Summers In Tokyo
The summers in the city of Tokyo can be a bit lengthy. Summer temperatures start as early as late May and they stay around until the middle of September. The hottest month of the year is usually August which sees an average high temperature of 31.1 Celsius (88 Fahrenheit). In the Ogouchi section of the city the temperatures are a bit lower with an average high in the same month of August of 28.2 Celsius (82.8 Fahrenheit). In the west of the city you can expect more precipitation than in Chiyoda ward. The eastern section of Tokyo actually experiences a different type of climate altogether as it is tropical savannah. The Tokyo weather there is much hotter so check www.tokyoweather.net for current conditions.
The autumn months start in September and finish in November. You will feel the temperatures begin to drop and the humidity start being a non-factor. Keep in mind, however, that visiting during September can mean that you still see a few days upwards of 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) so make sure you also bring some light clothing. During the autumn in Tokyo weather you still get plenty of blue skies for any outdoor activities that you may have planned but because of the sudden changes in the weather check current conditions at Tokyo Weather.Net. By November the average high temperature has dropped to 16.9 Celsius (62.4 Fahrenheit) while at night the average lows are 9.9 Celsius (49.8 Fahrenheit) which is not too cold.
If you are visiting Tokyo during the winter months then we at Tokyo Weather.Net believe that you are making a great decision. You should make sure that you bring your camera because even though Tokyo weather is cooler you get some great views of the mountains around the city. Taking pictures of Mount Fuji is one of the most popular things to do during the winter and the pictures can be breathtaking. Snow should not be that much of a temperature in the coldest month in Tokyo is 2.5 Celsius (36.5 Fahrenheit) so layers are necessary when you visit this area during the winter months.
The spring season in Tokyo is very popular with tourists for two reasons: the first one is the beauty of the cherry blossom and the second one is the hanami season parties throughout the city. During the spring rain does start to increase while in February the average precipitation is 60 millimeters (2.36 inches), by the time March arrives it always becomes 100 millimeters (3.94 inches). At the end of the spring in the month of May the precipitation total has gone up to 138 millimeters (5.43 inches). Humidity does also start going up in the spring so because of the changes in the weather you should stay updated with the forecast during this season by visiting www.tokyoweather.net especially if you will be moving around the city of Tokyo a lot as the weather can change throughout the city.
Best Time To Visit
Answering the question of the best time to visit the city of Tokyo is not easy at all. Every season has its highlights that will keep you entertained throughout your visit. The summer can in some cases get a little too hot and humid so because of that the spring comes up as the winner as the best time to visit the city of Tokyo. During the spring, rain is also not as frequent which means that you will have amazing daytime temperatures with less of a chance of precipitation. Sunshine is well spread throughout the year but the sunniest month is May so that is another good reason to visit during the spring. No matter when you visit Tokyo, you should have a great time.
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