When is the best time to go to Kamakura

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Kamakura 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

Kamakura January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 63mm 5.9hrs 11hrs 17°C

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

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Kamakura.

January is in the winter in Kamakura and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (51°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 63mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in January »

February

Kamakura February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 80mm 5.5hrs 11.8hrs 16°C

February in Kamakura is generally a little damp with the temperature being cool.

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

February is in the winter in Kamakura and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (51°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a a little 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in February »

March

Kamakura March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
12°C 135mm 5.6hrs 12.8hrs 16°C

The weather in March in Kamakura is characteristically cool and wet.

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

March is in the spring in Kamakura and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 5°C (40°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 135mm 5.3 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in March »

April

Kamakura April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 150mm 5.7hrs 13.9hrs 17°C

Kamakura'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 Kamakura for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Kamakura and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (65°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 150mm 5.9 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 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in April »

May

Kamakura May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 167mm 6.2hrs 14.9hrs 20°C

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

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

May is in the spring in Kamakura and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 167mm 6.6 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 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in May »

June

Kamakura June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 228mm 4.4hrs 11hrs 22°C

Kamakura's weather in June is typically warm, humid and very wet in nature.

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

June is in the summer in Kamakura 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 (65°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Kamakura with around 228mm 9 inches of rain making it a very wet 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 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in June »

July

Kamakura July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 149mm 5.1hrs 11.8hrs 25°C

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

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

July is in the summer in Kamakura and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 149mm 5.9 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in July »

August

Kamakura August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 156mm 6.6hrs 12.8hrs 26°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Kamakura and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 156mm 6.2 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 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in August »

September

Kamakura September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 211mm 4.5hrs 13.9hrs 25°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Kamakura and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 211mm 8.3 inches of rain making it a very wet 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 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in September »

October

Kamakura October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 195mm 4.6hrs 14.9hrs 23°C

October is a wet month in Kamakura and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Kamakura and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (71°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 195mm 7.7 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 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in October »

November

Kamakura November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 115mm 5hrs 11hrs 21°C

November in Kamakura is generally damp with the temperature being mild.

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 Kamakura.

November is in the fall / autumn in Kamakura and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 115mm 4.5 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 5 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in November »

December

Kamakura December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
12°C 59mm 5.9hrs 11.8hrs 19°C

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

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

December is in the winter in Kamakura and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Kamakura with around 59mm 2.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Kamakura weather in December »

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Kamakura weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.2°C 86.4°F
Driest month: December 59mm 2.3ins
Sunniest month: December 5.9hrs
Coldest month: January 10.1°C 50.2°F
Wettest month: June 228mm 9ins
Warmest sea: August 26.3°C 79.3°F
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