Annual average climate in Kyoto
Below is a summary of Kyoto's year-round average weather conditions:
- Minimum annual temperature: 11°C
- Average annual temperature: 16°C
- Maximum annual temperature: 21°C
- Precipitation: 148 mm/month (with 12 rainy days/month)
Monthly climate normals
|Min / Max||Precipitation|
|January||– / 9°||58mm / 10 days|
|february||1 ° / 10 °||94mm / 12 days|
|March||3 ° / 14 °||123mm / 14 days|
|April||8 ° / 20 °||142mm / 13 days|
|may||14 ° / 25 °||189mm / 12 days|
|June||19 ° / 28 °||198mm / 14 days|
|July||23 ° / 32 °||250mm / 15 days|
|August||24 ° / 34 °||142mm / 11 days|
|September||20 ° / 30 °||228mm / 12 days|
|October||13 ° / 23 °||172mm / 11 days|
|November||7 ° / 17 °||107mm / 10 days|
|December||3 ° / 11 °||72mm / 11 days|
These climate stats were calculated using values from the KYOTO weather station. This station is located in Japan, 2 km from Kyoto and is located at an altitude of 46 meters.
The best time to go (or the worst)
To complete the table above, here are some additional answers that should allow you to choose what is the best season to stay in Kyoto, or the worst times.
Which are the hottest months in Kyoto?
In Kyoto, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
August (with 34°C), July (with 32°C), September (with 30°C), …
What are the coldest months?
The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Kyoto are:
January (with 5°C), february (with 6°C), December (with 7°C), …
Which are the driest months in Kyoto?
In Kyoto, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
November (with 10 rainy days/month), January (with 10 rainy days/month), August (with 11 rainy days/month), …
What are the rainiest months?
The months with the most rainy days in Kyoto are:
July (with 15 rainy days/month), March (with 14 rainy days/month), June (with 14 rainy days/month), …
What is the weather around?
Nearby cities with a similar climate
Other cities a few kilometers from Kyoto may have more or less similar climatic trends:
Hirakata (25 km from Kyōto), Takatsuki (23 km), Ōtsu (11 km), Ibaraki (28 km), Uji (15 km), Kusatsu (19 km), Kameoka (16 km) , Yawata (17 km), Moriyama (21 km), Tanabe (22 km),
You might also be interested in these cities:
Nara (38 km from Kyōto), Osaka (43 km), Kōbe (64 km), Himeji (99 km), Gifu (102 km), Minato (105 km), Nagoya (106 km) , Toyohashi (151 km), Okayama (171 km), Takamatsu (174 km),
Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in Japan:
Tokyo (365 km from Kyōto), Yokohama (357 km), Osaka (43 km), Nagoya (106 km), Sapporo (1016 km), Kōbe (64 km), Fukuoka (515 km) , Hiroshima (310 km), Sendai (581 km), Kitakyūshū (468 km),
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