Tokyo Climate & Weather
Tokyo Climate and Weather
Tokyo has a humid subtropical climate and four distinct seasons. The summer months (June, July and August) are hot and sticky due to an unpleasant level of humidity, while winters can get fairly cold. The warmest month is August, which averages 81°F (27°C), and the coolest month is January, averaging 42°F (6°C). Summers can be rainy and Tokyo's rainy season usually lasts from early June to late July. The rain is not constant and the city still gets plenty of sun over this period. Typhoons are most likely to affect the city in August and September. Snowfall is common in the city in January and February. The best time to visit Tokyo is in the shoulder seasons of spring and autumn.
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