Tokyo Weather in May

What's the weather like in Tokyo (Tōkyō) in May 2023?

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

May is in the spring in Tokyo and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 23°C (73°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

Tokyo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 23°C 73.4°F
Nightly temperature 14.4°C 57.9°F
Average temperature 18.7°C 65.7°F
Daily sunshine 6.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 132 mm 5.2 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 19.9°C 67.8°F
Humidity 69%
Windspeed 10.8kph 7 mph

On average May is the 5th wettest month of the year in Tokyo with around 132mm 5.2 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 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Tokyo

Tokyo average temperature in May

May rainfall

Tokyo average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Tokyo 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 Tokyo in May 2022.

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Tokyo weather stats

Tokyo weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.8°C 87.4°F
Driest month: January 43mm 1.7ins
Sunniest month: January 6.4hrs
Coldest month: January 9.5°C 49.1°F
Wettest month: June 181mm 7.1ins
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