The best times to visit Fukuyama for ideal weather are
April 9th to June 24th
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
Weather in Fukuyama
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)
Fukuyama Temperatures (Celsius)
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)
Fukuyama Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Fukuyama (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.