When is the best time to go to Hiroshima

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Hiroshima, 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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Hiroshima weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Hiroshima 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

Hiroshima January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
7°C 58mm 4.2hrs 11.1hrs

The weather in January in Hiroshima is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

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

January is in the winter in Hiroshima and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 0°C (33°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 58mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Hiroshima February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 69mm 4.6hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

February is in the winter in Hiroshima and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 1°C (33°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Hiroshima March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 111mm 5.7hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Hiroshima is characteristically cool and damp.

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

March is in the spring in Hiroshima and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 111mm 4.4 inches of rain making it a 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 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Hiroshima April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 161mm 6.3hrs 13.9hrs

Hiroshima'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 Hiroshima for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Hiroshima and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 161mm 6.3 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 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Hiroshima May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 154mm 6.9hrs 14.8hrs

May is a wet month in Hiroshima and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the spring in Hiroshima and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 154mm 6.1 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Hiroshima June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 267mm 5.6hrs 11.1hrs

Warm, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Hiroshima during the month of June

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

June is in the summer in Hiroshima and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 267mm 10.5 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Hiroshima July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 249mm 6.2hrs 11.8hrs

July in Hiroshima is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

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

July is in the summer in Hiroshima and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 249mm 9.8 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 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Hiroshima August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 125mm 7.2hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Hiroshima is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

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

August is in the summer in Hiroshima and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 125mm 4.9 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 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Hiroshima September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 186mm 5.6hrs 13.9hrs

Hiroshima's weather in September is typically warm, humid and wet in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Hiroshima and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 186mm 7.3 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Hiroshima October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
19°C 105mm 6hrs 14.8hrs

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

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Hiroshima and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 105mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp 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 6 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Hiroshima November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 77mm 5.1hrs 11.1hrs

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

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Hiroshima and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 77mm 3 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Hiroshima December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 47mm 4.4hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

December is in the winter in Hiroshima and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Hiroshima with around 47mm 1.9 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 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Hiroshima weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.6°C 87.1°F
Driest month: December 47mm 1.9ins
Sunniest month: August 7.2hrs
Coldest month: January 7.8°C 46°F
Wettest month: June 267mm 10.5ins
Warmest sea: August 27.1°C 80.8°F
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