When is the best time to go to Wakayama

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Wakayama 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

Wakayama January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 49mm 5.1hrs 11.1hrs

The weather in January in Wakayama is characteristically 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 an okay time to visit Wakayama.

January is in the winter in Wakayama and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 49mm 1.9 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in January »

February

Wakayama February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 62mm 5.3hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

February is in the winter in Wakayama and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 62mm 2.4 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 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in February »

March

Wakayama March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
12°C 99mm 5.9hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Wakayama is characteristically cool and a little damp.

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 Wakayama.

March is in the spring in Wakayama and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (40°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 99mm 3.9 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 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in March »

April

Wakayama April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 146mm 6.2hrs 13.9hrs

Wakayama's weather in April is typically mild 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 an okay time to visit Wakayama.

April is in the spring in Wakayama and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 146mm 5.8 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 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in April »

May

Wakayama May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 154mm 6.7hrs 14.8hrs

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

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

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

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 154mm 6 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 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in May »

June

Wakayama June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 234mm 5.3hrs 11.1hrs

The climate in Wakayama during June can be summarized as warm, humid and very wet.

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

June is in the summer in Wakayama and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 234mm 9.2 inches of rain making it a very 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 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in June »

July

Wakayama July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 167mm 6.4hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

July is in the summer in Wakayama 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 (74°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Wakayama with around 167mm 6.6 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 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in July »

August

Wakayama August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 127mm 7.3hrs 12.7hrs

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

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

August is in the summer in Wakayama and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (89°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Wakayama with around 127mm 5 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 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in August »

September

Wakayama September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 215mm 5.4hrs 13.9hrs

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Wakayama 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 (69°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Wakayama with around 215mm 8.5 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 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in September »

October

Wakayama October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 126mm 5.6hrs 14.8hrs

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

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Wakayama and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Wakayama with around 126mm 5 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in October »

November

Wakayama November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 84mm 5.3hrs 11.1hrs

The climate in Wakayama during November can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Wakayama and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Wakayama 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 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in November »

December

Wakayama December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 39mm 5.1hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

December is in the winter in Wakayama and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Wakayama with around 39mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakayama weather in December »

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Wakayama weather stats

Wakayama weather statistics
Hottest month: August 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: December 39mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 8.6°C 47.5°F
Wettest month: June 234mm 9.2ins
Warmest sea: August 27.7°C 81.9°F
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