Kamakura Weather in May

What's the weather like in Kamakura (Kanagawa) in May 2023?

The climate in Kamakura during May can be summarized as warm and wet.

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

Kamakura weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 22.6°C 72.7°F
Nightly temperature 14.6°C 58.3°F
Average temperature 18.6°C 65.5°F
Daily sunshine 6.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 167 mm 6.6 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 19.9°C 67.8°F
Humidity 73%
Windspeed 11.9kph 7 mph

On average May is the 4th wettest 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.

May temperatures in Kamakura

Kamakura average temperature in May

May rainfall

Kamakura average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Kamakura average rain in May

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kamakura in May 2022.

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Kamakura weather stats

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
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