Best Time To Visit Kyoto

Weather in Kyoto is quite predictable throughout the year. But the best time to visit Kyoto is between the months of March to May and September to November.

  • June to August: The summer season lasts between June to August and has an average temperature of about 26°C. Sometimes, the temperature can soar up to 40°C.  Hence avoid visiting Kyoto during this period to get rid of extreme weather condition.
  • September to November: Autumn spreads its lovely colour in the city during the months between September to December. This is also considered to be one of the best times to visit Kyoto. Hence, visiting Kyoto during these months is a must.
  • December to February: The winter season lasts between December to February. The temperature can drop below freezing point. Snow is not uncommon during winter. Hence, you can easily avoid visiting Kyoto during this period.
  • March to May: Spring brings with it its beautiful blooms and can be witnessed between the months of March to May. Hence, these months are also ideal to visit Kyoto and explore the extravagant outdoor attractions.
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Highest temperature in Kyoto is recorded as 95℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Kyoto is recorded as 28.4℉ in January.

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Most humid month in Kyoto is October.

Least humid month in Kyoto is May.

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