The best times to visit Kawasaki for ideal weather are

April 9th 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.

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Weather in Kawasaki

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kawasaki 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 34th 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 Kawasaki, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 90.4°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.

Kawasaki Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kawasaki 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.

Kawasaki Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kawasaki Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kawasaki 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 50 43 36.2
Feb 50.8 43.8 36.8
Mar 57.2 49.9 42.2
Apr 65.2 57.6 50
May 74 66.3 59.7
Jun 78.3 71.5 66.1
Jul 85.5 78.7 73.4
Aug 88.4 81.2 76
Sep 81.6 75.2 69.6
Oct 72.2 65.9 60
Nov 62.5 56.2 49.7
Dec 54.4 47.5 40.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 10 6.1 2.3
Feb 10.4 6.6 2.7
Mar 14 9.9 5.7
Apr 18.4 14.2 10
May 23.3 19.1 15.4
Jun 25.7 21.9 18.9
Jul 29.7 25.9 23
Aug 31.3 27.3 24.4
Sep 27.6 24 20.9
Oct 22.3 18.8 15.6
Nov 16.9 13.4 9.8
Dec 12.4 8.6 4.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kawasaki are January, December, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Kawasaki? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kawasaki is often around around February 12th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kawasaki (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 12% 0.4 2.1
Feb 22% 2.3 3.4
Mar 27% 0 5
Apr 28% 0 7
May 27% 0 7
Jun 32% 0 7.7
Jul 27% 0 5.9
Aug 17% 0 4.1
Sep 28% 0 9.5
Oct 27% 0 8.7
Nov 20% 0 4.3
Dec 16% 0 3.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 1 5.3
Feb 22 5.8 8.6
Mar 27 0 12.7
Apr 28 0 17.8
May 27 0 17.8
Jun 32 0 19.6
Jul 27 0 15
Aug 17 0 10.4
Sep 28 0 24.1
Oct 27 0 22.1
Nov 20 0 10.9
Dec 16 0 8.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Kawasaki has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (37.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (71.9%).

Wind in Kawasaki is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.2 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 to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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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 11.7 Significant breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Apr 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 6.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.6 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Nov 6.2 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 37.8%
Feb 44.9%
Mar 47.3%
Apr 54.7%
May 59.7%
Jun 70.6%
Jul 71.9%
Aug 69.5%
Sep 67.4%
Oct 62.5%
Nov 55.4%
Dec 45.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kawasaki?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kawasaki, Japan is January, followed by March and April. 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 Kawasaki in December. 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 slightly extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 73.3 in December means 73.3% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Kawasaki Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

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 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Kawasaki, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 58.2°F (14.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Kawasaki to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.9°F (13.8°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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