The best times to visit Tokushima Prefecture for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 24th

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



Other Tokushima Prefecture Travel Info

Weather in Tokushima Prefecture


Average temperatures in Tokushima Prefecture 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 30th 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 Tokushima Prefecture, 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 91.9°F (33.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.1°F (25.1°C) at night.

Tokushima Prefecture Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Tokushima Prefecture Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Tokushima Prefecture Perceived Temperature (F)


Tokushima Prefecture Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Tokushima Prefecture 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 49.4 42.9 36
Feb 51.4 44.5 37.1
Mar 57.7 50 41.3
Apr 66.5 58.5 49.4
May 75.2 67.1 58.7
Jun 80.2 73.5 67.3
Jul 87.1 80.3 74.6
Aug 90 82.6 76.5
Sep 83.8 76.7 70.2
Oct 74 67.1 60
Nov 63.7 56.8 49.4
Dec 54 47 39.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.7 6.1 2.2
Feb 10.8 6.9 2.8
Mar 14.3 10 5.2
Apr 19.2 14.7 9.7
May 24 19.5 14.8
Jun 26.8 23.1 19.6
Jul 30.6 26.8 23.7
Aug 32.2 28.1 24.7
Sep 28.8 24.8 21.2
Oct 23.3 19.5 15.6
Nov 17.6 13.8 9.7
Dec 12.2 8.3 4.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tokushima Prefecture are January, December, and then May. 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 mid June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Tokushima Prefecture? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Tokushima Prefecture is often around around February 5th 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 Tokushima Prefecture.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 11% 0 1.6
Feb 21% 0.4 2.5
Mar 21% 0 3.7
Apr 25% 0 4.4
May 18% 0 4.2
Jun 34% 0 8.5
Jul 29% 0 7.9
Aug 23% 0 10
Sep 23% 0 8.6
Oct 26% 0 8.7
Nov 20% 0 4.1
Dec 14% 0 2.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 11 0 4.1
Feb 21 1 6.4
Mar 21 0 9.4
Apr 25 0 11.2
May 18 0 10.7
Jun 34 0 21.6
Jul 29 0 20.1
Aug 23 0 25.4
Sep 23 0 21.8
Oct 26 0 22.1
Nov 20 0 10.4
Dec 14 0 7.4


Humidity and Wind

Tokushima Prefecture has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (48.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (70.8%).

Wind in Tokushima Prefecture is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.9 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jun 5.7 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 6 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Oct 6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.5%
Feb 50.5%
Mar 49.8%
Apr 51%
May 54.8%
Jun 67.6%
Jul 70.8%
Aug 66.6%
Sep 62.7%
Oct 58.6%
Nov 56.9%
Dec 51.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Tokushima Prefecture?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Japan; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tokushima Prefecture, 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 Tokushima Prefecture 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

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 Tokushima Prefecture Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 77.5°F (25.3°C) and 54.2°F (12.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 7 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 most precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tokushima Prefecture, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 60°F (15.6°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 Tokushima Prefecture to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.9°F (13.3°C) and 48.8°F (9.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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