The best times to visit Fukuyama for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 24th

or

September 24th to November 18th

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

 


Fukuyama Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Fukuyama

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Fukuyama vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 67 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Fukuyama, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 68.1°F (20.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.2°F (14.6°C) at night.

    Fukuyama Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Fukuyama Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Fukuyama Perceived Temperature (F)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Fukuyama Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Fukuyama 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 49.2 42.5 35.1
    Feb 51.4 44.3 36.5
    Mar 57.3 49.6 40.7
    Apr 65.9 57.9 48.9
    May 74.9 66.6 58
    Jun 79.7 72.9 66.8
    Jul 87 80.3 74.5
    Aug 89.8 82.5 76.4
    Sep 84.1 76.5 69.8
    Oct 74.5 66.8 59
    Nov 63.6 56.4 48.8
    Dec 53.2 46.6 39.4

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 9.6 5.8 1.7
    Feb 10.8 6.8 2.5
    Mar 14.1 9.8 4.8
    Apr 18.8 14.4 9.4
    May 23.8 19.2 14.4
    Jun 26.5 22.7 19.3
    Jul 30.6 26.8 23.6
    Aug 32.1 28.1 24.7
    Sep 28.9 24.7 21
    Oct 23.6 19.3 15
    Nov 17.6 13.6 9.3
    Dec 11.8 8.1 4.1

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Fukuyama are June, July, and then March. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are only 1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early-to-mid-July with an average of 3.9 days with significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

    When can you find snow in Fukuyama? 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 Fukuyama.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 20 0 0.05
    Feb 34.3 0 0.11
    Mar 35.7 0 0.15
    Apr 34.3 0 0.13
    May 28.6 0 0.16
    Jun 42.9 0 0.26
    Jul 37.1 0 0.31
    Aug 28.6 0 0.15
    Sep 25.7 0 0.17
    Oct 22.9 0 0.15
    Nov 28.6 0 0.11
    Dec 30 0 0.1

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 20 0 0.13
    Feb 34.3 0 0.28
    Mar 35.7 0 0.38
    Apr 34.3 0 0.33
    May 28.6 0 0.41
    Jun 42.9 0 0.66
    Jul 37.1 0 0.79
    Aug 28.6 0 0.38
    Sep 25.7 0 0.43
    Oct 22.9 0 0.38
    Nov 28.6 0 0.28
    Dec 30 0 0.25

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Fukuyama has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (50.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (67.5%).

    Wind in Fukuyama is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by March and January. December’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.6 KPH) is considered “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 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 4.8 a light breeze 9.3 a gentle breeze
    Feb 4.6 a light breeze 9.2 a gentle breeze
    Mar 4.8 a light breeze 9.8 a gentle breeze
    Apr 4.8 a light breeze 9.8 a gentle breeze
    May 4.3 a light breeze 9 a gentle breeze
    Jun 3.7 light air 8.1 a gentle breeze
    Jul 4.4 a light breeze 8.9 a gentle breeze
    Aug 4.4 a light breeze 9 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.3 a light breeze 8.5 a gentle breeze
    Oct 4.4 a light breeze 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Nov 4.6 a light breeze 8.7 a gentle breeze
    Dec 5.2 a light breeze 9.7 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 50.2
    Feb 52.7
    Mar 51.5
    Apr 51
    May 53.3
    Jun 67.5
    Jul 67
    Aug 63.8
    Sep 60.2
    Oct 56.1
    Nov 55.8
    Dec 52.6

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Fukuyama?

    As of 5/2/2017 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.
     

    Overall Fukuyama Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported 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 moderate precipitation with 9 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Fukuyama, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 64.8°F (18.2°C) and 44.3°F (6.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 9 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is too cold this time of year in Fukuyama to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.1°F (5.1°C) and 36.4°F (2.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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