The best times to visit Taketomi for ideal weather are
November 19th to April 29th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Taketomi Travel Guide
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Weather in Taketomi
Average temperatures in Taketomi vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Taketomi, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.6°F (27.6°C) at night.
Taketomi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Taketomi 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.
Taketomi Perceived Temperature (F)
Taketomi Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Taketomi 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 significant precipitation in Taketomi are July, June, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.
When can you find snow in Taketomi? 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 Taketomi.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Taketomi (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
Taketomi has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (67.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78.2%).
Wind in Taketomi is usually moderate. The windiest month is October, followed by November and December. October’s average wind speed of around 9.5 knots (10.9 MPH or 17.5 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Taketomi.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||9||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.2||Gentle breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.1||Gentle breeze||12.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.4||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|May||6.4||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.8||Gentle breeze||12.7||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.1||Gentle breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.8||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Sep||7.2||Gentle breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9.5||Gentle breeze||13.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.5||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Dec||9.4||Gentle breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Taketomi?
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 Taketomi, Japan is August, followed by November and February. 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 Taketomi in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Taketomi Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Taketomi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88°F (31.1°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Taketomi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.1°F (22.8°C) and 68.2°F (20.1°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.