When is the best time to go to Himeji

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Himeji, Japan. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Himeji weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Himeji are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Himeji January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 44mm 4.9hrs 11hrs

The climate in Himeji during January can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Himeji for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Himeji and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 0°C (32°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Himeji with around 44mm 1.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in January »

February

Himeji February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 55mm 4.8hrs 11.8hrs

February in Himeji is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Himeji for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Himeji and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 0°C (33°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Himeji with around 55mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in February »

March

Himeji March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 88mm 5.5hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Himeji is characteristically cool and a little damp.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Himeji for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Himeji and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Himeji with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in March »

April

Himeji April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 129mm 6.2hrs 13.9hrs

Himeji's weather in April is typically mild and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Himeji for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Himeji and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 9°C (47°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Himeji with around 129mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in April »

May

Himeji May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 136mm 6.8hrs 14.8hrs

May is a wet month in Himeji and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Himeji, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Himeji and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Himeji with around 136mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in May »

June

Himeji June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 207mm 5.4hrs 11hrs

The weather in June in Himeji is characteristically warm, humid and very wet.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Himeji, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Himeji and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Himeji with around 207mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in June »

July

Himeji July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 155mm 6.1hrs 11.8hrs

July in Himeji is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Himeji, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Himeji and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 155mm 6.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in July »

August

Himeji August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 99mm 7.1hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Himeji is characteristically hot, humid and a little damp.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Himeji.

August is in the summer in Himeji and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 99mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in August »

September

Himeji September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 201mm 5.3hrs 13.9hrs

Himeji's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Himeji, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Himeji and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 201mm 7.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in September »

October

Himeji October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 107mm 5.4hrs 14.8hrs

October is a damp month in Himeji and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Himeji, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Himeji and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 107mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in October »

November

Himeji November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 67mm 5hrs 11hrs

Mild and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Himeji during the month of November

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Himeji, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Himeji and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 67mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in November »

December

Himeji December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 37mm 4.9hrs 11.8hrs

December in Himeji is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Himeji, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Himeji and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Himeji with around 37mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Himeji weather in December »

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Himeji weather stats

Himeji weather statistics
Hottest month: August 31.6°C 88.9°F
Driest month: December 37mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 7.1hrs
Coldest month: January 8.5°C 47.3°F
Wettest month: June 207mm 8.1ins
Warmest sea: August 27.5°C 81.5°F
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