The city has a humid subtropical climate. It rains throughout the year, but especially in the summer, which is hot and humid with torrential thunderstorms. August and September are cyclone weather. You’ll probably feel icky and sweaty well into October. Winters are cold, but they’re never quite freezing. Temperatures are almost always above 0 degrees Celsius. Very rarely, there might be snowfalls. The temperature breakdowns are as follows:
Like the rest of Japan, the best season to visit is springtime, when the cherry blossoms bloom. That said, the city is quite festive throughout the year. The only real off season time is the muggy and hot period between August and September.