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What is the climate like in Tokyo?

The climate of Tokyo has an average yearly temperature of 19°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 6°C and rise to 30°C.

Annually, about 1360 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Tokyo. Additionally, about 46 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Tokyo is May. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Tokyo.

The typhoon season in Tokyo lasts from early June to late November.

Temperature 6 to 30°C
Rain 1360 mm
Snow 46 cm
The climate of Tokyo
  • Average yearly temperature: 19°C
  • Highest temperature: 30°C in August
  • Lowest temperature: 6°C in January
  • Rainfall: 1360 mm per year, averaging 113 mm by month
  • Driest months: 45 mm in January, 48 mm in December and 52 mm in November
  • Wettest months: 232 mm in September, 190 mm in July and 184 mm in October
  • Snowfall: 46 cm per year

Climate table Tokyo

The climate table for Tokyo shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 6 11 12 17 23 25 28 30 27 20 14 11
Nighttime temperature (°C) -2 3 2 7 11 16 21 22 21 13 5 3
Rainfall (mm) 45 56 83 89 85 148 190 148 232 184 52 48
Snowfall (cm) 18 7,5 13 3,2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0,8 3,2
UV Index 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 4 4
Typhoon season Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon
Best month No No No No Yes No No No No No No No

Temperature by month in Tokyo

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Tokyo, Japan

Temperature by month in Tokyo, Japan

Rainfall by month in Tokyo

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Tokyo, Japan.

Rainfall by month in Tokyo, Japan

Snowfall by month in Tokyo

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Tokyo, Japan.

Snowfall by month in Tokyo, Japan

UV index by month in Tokyo

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Tokyo, Japan.

UV index by month in Tokyo, Japan

Yearly temperature in Tokyo

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Tokyo, Japan, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Tokyo, Japan

Yearly total rainfall in Tokyo

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Tokyo, Japan.

Rainfall per year in Tokyo, Japan

Yearly snowfall in Tokyo

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Tokyo, Japan, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Tokyo, Japan

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Average weather in Tokyo by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Tokyo and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Tokyo, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.