The best times to visit Izumo for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 1st

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

 

 


Other Izumo Travel Info

Weather in Izumo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Izumo vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Izumo, 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 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.1°F (24.5°C) at night.

Izumo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Izumo 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.

Izumo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Izumo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Izumo 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 46.2 39.6 33.4
Feb 48.7 41.3 34
Mar 55.2 46.7 37.6
Apr 64.6 55.1 45.1
May 73.7 64.3 55
Jun 79.3 71.4 64.9
Jul 85.9 78.8 72.8
Aug 88.9 80.9 74.7
Sep 81.8 73.6 66.7
Oct 72.1 63.6 55.6
Nov 61.5 53.6 45.9
Dec 50.4 43.9 37.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.9 4.2 0.8
Feb 9.3 5.2 1.1
Mar 12.9 8.2 3.1
Apr 18.1 12.8 7.3
May 23.2 17.9 12.8
Jun 26.3 21.9 18.3
Jul 29.9 26 22.7
Aug 31.6 27.2 23.7
Sep 27.7 23.1 19.3
Oct 22.3 17.6 13.1
Nov 16.4 12 7.7
Dec 10.2 6.6 2.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Izumo are May, October, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early May. For example, on the week of April 30th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Izumo? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Izumo is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Izumo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Izumo (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 50% 1.2 7.2
Feb 39% 1.7 4.3
Mar 36% 0.4 5.1
Apr 31% 0 5
May 22% 0 4.7
Jun 28% 0 6.1
Jul 33% 0 8.5
Aug 26% 0 5.2
Sep 27% 0 6.4
Oct 25% 0 5.4
Nov 36% 0 5.3
Dec 46% 2 7.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 50 3 18.3
Feb 39 4.3 10.9
Mar 36 1 13
Apr 31 0 12.7
May 22 0 11.9
Jun 28 0 15.5
Jul 33 0 21.6
Aug 26 0 13.2
Sep 27 0 16.3
Oct 25 0 13.7
Nov 36 0 13.5
Dec 46 5.1 18.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Izumo has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.5%).

Wind in Izumo is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and April. December’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9 MPH or 14.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.7 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Sep 5.4 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Dec 7.9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.7%
Feb 65.8%
Mar 62%
Apr 59.3%
May 60.8%
Jun 72.2%
Jul 74.5%
Aug 71.9%
Sep 72.1%
Oct 68.3%
Nov 68.4%
Dec 68.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Izumo?

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 Izumo, 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 Izumo 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 Izumo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76°F (24.4°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 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 least precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Izumo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 57.1°F (13.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 11 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 Izumo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.5°F (11.4°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 16 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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