The best times to visit Amakusa for ideal weather are

March 26th to June 17th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Amakusa Travel Info

Weather in Amakusa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Amakusa vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Amakusa, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 91.7°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.2°F (25.7°C) at night.

Amakusa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Amakusa Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

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Amakusa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Amakusa Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 52.6 46.9 40.4
Feb 55.8 49.5 42.3
Mar 60.9 54.1 46.6
Apr 68.3 60.9 53.1
May 75.8 68.1 60.8
Jun 79 73.3 68.3
Jul 86.7 80.4 75.2
Aug 90.4 83 77.5
Sep 85.9 78.3 72.3
Oct 77.5 70.1 63.5
Nov 66.7 60.3 54.1
Dec 56.4 50.6 44.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.4 8.3 4.7
Feb 13.2 9.7 5.7
Mar 16.1 12.3 8.1
Apr 20.2 16.1 11.7
May 24.3 20.1 16
Jun 26.1 22.9 20.2
Jul 30.4 26.9 24
Aug 32.4 28.3 25.3
Sep 29.9 25.7 22.4
Oct 25.3 21.2 17.5
Nov 19.3 15.7 12.3
Dec 13.6 10.3 6.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Amakusa are October, January, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Amakusa? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Amakusa.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Amakusa (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 2.8
Feb 33% 0 5
Mar 25% 0 5.3
Apr 27% 0 5.4
May 24% 0 7.1
Jun 47% 0 20.8
Jul 29% 0 11.6
Aug 30% 0 7.3
Sep 25% 0 6.8
Oct 16% 0 3.9
Nov 24% 0 4.8
Dec 29% 0 5.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 7.1
Feb 33 0 12.7
Mar 25 0 13.5
Apr 27 0 13.7
May 24 0 18
Jun 47 0 52.8
Jul 29 0 29.5
Aug 30 0 18.5
Sep 25 0 17.3
Oct 16 0 9.9
Nov 24 0 12.2
Dec 29 0 13.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Amakusa has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (52.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (77.5%).

Wind in Amakusa is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and August. April’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Amakusa.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.8 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.8 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.6 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.2 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.7%
Feb 55.6%
Mar 54%
Apr 56.8%
May 63.6%
Jun 77.5%
Jul 76.1%
Aug 70%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 56.7%
Nov 57.5%
Dec 55.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Amakusa?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Amakusa, Japan is February, followed by March and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Amakusa in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48 in October means 48% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Amakusa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 57°F (13.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 9 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Amakusa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Amakusa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 59.6°F (15.3°C) and 51.5°F (10.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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