When is the best time to go to Minamata

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Minamata 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

Minamata January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 84mm 4hrs 11.2hrs 19°C

January is a a little damp month in Minamata and the temperature is generally cool.

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

January is in the winter in Minamata and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Minamata with around 84mm 3.3 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 4 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in January »

February

Minamata February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 93mm 4.5hrs 11.9hrs 18°C

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

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 Minamata.

February is in the winter in Minamata and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Minamata with around 93mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 4.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in February »

March

Minamata March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 142mm 5.3hrs 12.7hrs 18°C

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

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

March is in the spring in Minamata and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Minamata with around 142mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a 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 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in March »

April

Minamata April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 189mm 5.6hrs 13.8hrs 19°C

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

April is in the spring in Minamata and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Minamata with around 189mm 7.4 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.

Minamata weather in April »

May

Minamata May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 222mm 5.9hrs 14.6hrs 21°C

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

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

May is in the spring in Minamata and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Minamata with around 222mm 8.7 inches of rain making it a very 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 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in May »

June

Minamata June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 410mm 4.8hrs 11.2hrs 23°C

June is a very wet, humid month in Minamata and the temperature is generally warm.

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 Minamata.

June is in the summer in Minamata 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 Minamata with around 410mm 16.1 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 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in June »

July

Minamata July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 393mm 6.3hrs 11.9hrs 26°C

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

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

July is in the summer in Minamata 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 Minamata with around 393mm 15.5 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 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in July »

August

Minamata August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 212mm 7.2hrs 12.7hrs 28°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Minamata and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Minamata with around 212mm 8.3 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 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in August »

September

Minamata September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 190mm 5.9hrs 13.8hrs 27°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Minamata 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 (68°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Minamata with around 190mm 7.5 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 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in September »

October

Minamata October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 97mm 6.1hrs 14.6hrs 25°C

October is a a little damp month in Minamata and the temperature is generally warm.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Minamata and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Minamata with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Minamata weather in October »

November

Minamata November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 84mm 5.1hrs 11.2hrs 23°C

Minamata's weather in November is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Minamata and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Minamata with around 84mm 3.3 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in November »

December

Minamata December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 68mm 4.3hrs 11.9hrs 21°C

December in Minamata is generally reasonably dry 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 Minamata.

December is in the winter in Minamata and is typically the warmest 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 December is the wettest month of the year in Minamata with around 68mm 2.7 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 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Minamata weather in December »

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Minamata weather stats

Minamata weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.8°C 87.4°F
Driest month: December 68mm 2.7ins
Sunniest month: August 7.2hrs
Coldest month: January 9.4°C 48.9°F
Wettest month: June 410mm 16.1ins
Warmest sea: August 28.3°C 82.9°F
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