The best times to visit Yokohama 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.

 

 


Other Yokohama Travel Info

Weather in Yokohama

Temperature

Average temperatures in Yokohama 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 Yokohama, 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.

Yokohama Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Yokohama 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.

Yokohama Perceived Temperature (F)

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Yokohama Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Yokohama 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan504336.2
Feb50.843.836.8
Mar57.249.942.2
Apr65.257.650
May7466.359.7
Jun78.371.566.1
Jul85.578.773.4
Aug88.481.276
Sep81.675.269.6
Oct72.265.960
Nov62.556.249.7
Dec54.447.540.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan106.12.3
Feb10.46.62.7
Mar149.95.7
Apr18.414.210
May23.319.115.4
Jun25.721.918.9
Jul29.725.923
Aug31.327.324.4
Sep27.62420.9
Oct22.318.815.6
Nov16.913.49.8
Dec12.48.64.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yokohama 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 Yokohama? 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 Yokohama 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan12%0.42.1
Feb22%2.33.4
Mar27%05
Apr28%07
May27%07
Jun32%07.7
Jul27%05.9
Aug17%04.1
Sep28%09.5
Oct27%08.7
Nov20%04.3
Dec16%03.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan1215.3
Feb225.88.6
Mar27012.7
Apr28017.8
May27017.8
Jun32019.6
Jul27015
Aug17010.4
Sep28024.1
Oct27022.1
Nov20010.9
Dec1608.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Yokohama 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 Yokohama 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 Yokohama.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.7Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Feb7.2Gentle breeze12.6Significant breeze
Mar7.6Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
Apr7.5Gentle breeze12.7Significant breeze
May6.9Light breeze12Significant breeze
Jun6Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Jul6.6Light breeze11Significant breeze
Aug6.6Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Sep6.4Light breeze11Significant breeze
Oct6.4Light breeze11Significant breeze
Nov6.2Light breeze10.9Significant breeze
Dec6.6Light breeze11.5Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan37.8%
Feb44.9%
Mar47.3%
Apr54.7%
May59.7%
Jun70.6%
Jul71.9%
Aug69.5%
Sep67.4%
Oct62.5%
Nov55.4%
Dec45.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Yokohama?

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 Yokohama, 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 Yokohama 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 Yokohama 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 Yokohama, 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 Yokohama 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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