The best times to visit Fukuoka for ideal weather are

April 9th 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.


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    Weather in Fukuoka

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Fukuoka vary drastically. 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 26th 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 Fukuoka, 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 92.9°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.6°F (25.9°C) at night.

    Fukuoka Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Fukuoka 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.

    Fukuoka Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Fukuoka Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Fukuoka 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

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan49.94437.6
    Feb53.146.439.4
    Mar59.151.843.9
    Apr67.559.451.3
    May76.268.160.4
    Jun80.673.968.4
    Jul88.681.876
    Aug90.983.277.5
    Sep84.276.970.8
    Oct75.367.760.4
    Nov64.357.450.3
    Dec53.547.641.4

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan9.96.73.1
    Feb11.784.1
    Mar15.1116.6
    Apr19.715.210.7
    May24.620.115.8
    Jun2723.320.2
    Jul31.427.724.4
    Aug32.728.425.3
    Sep2924.921.6
    Oct24.119.815.8
    Nov17.914.110.2
    Dec11.98.75.2


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fukuoka 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 early July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

    When can you find snow in Fukuoka? 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan20%02.7
    Feb26%03.1
    Mar27%04
    Apr25%04.5
    May21%04.3
    Jun33%09.4
    Jul34%013.6
    Aug32%011.1
    Sep27%04.8
    Oct17%04.4
    Nov27%04.5
    Dec26%03.6

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan2006.9
    Feb2607.9
    Mar27010.2
    Apr25011.4
    May21010.9
    Jun33023.9
    Jul34034.5
    Aug32028.2
    Sep27012.2
    Oct17011.2
    Nov27011.4
    Dec2609.1

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Fukuoka has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (50.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (70.1%).

    Wind in Fukuoka is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 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 12.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

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    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

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

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan5.3Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
    Feb5.5Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
    Mar6Light breeze11.9Gentle breeze
    Apr5.9Light breeze11.8Significant breeze
    May5.5Light breeze11.2Gentle breeze
    Jun4.9Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
    Jul5.3Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Aug5.3Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
    Sep5.6Light breeze11.5Gentle breeze
    Oct5.2Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
    Nov4.9Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
    Dec5.7Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan50.4%
    Feb52.7%
    Mar50.8%
    Apr51.7%
    May55.4%
    Jun70.1%
    Jul67.4%
    Aug66.1%
    Sep65.3%
    Oct57.1%
    Nov55.5%
    Dec51.8%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Fukuoka?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Mar 17, 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 Mar 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Fukuoka, 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 Fukuoka 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 Fukuoka Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 78.2°F (25.7°C) and 54.9°F (12.7°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 about 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Fukuoka, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 86°F (30°C) and 59.7°F (15.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 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 Fukuoka to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.7°F (13.7°C) and 49.1°F (9.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

     

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