Best Time To Visit Kyoto - Time To Go To 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.

Climate in Kyoto

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Aug-2018
Today 17 Aug

85

63

Partly cloudy in the morning.

Wind:4.1 m/s

Humidity:51%

Precipitation:0%

  • Sat 18 Aug
    93 | 69

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 19 Aug
    92 | 67

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 20 Aug
    94 | 77

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Tue 21 Aug
    95 | 79

    Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Wed 22 Aug
    89 | 78

    Humid and overcast throughout the day.

  • Thu 23 Aug
    89 | 80

    Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Kyoto

Average Temperature in Kyoto by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Feb

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Mar

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 64℉

Apr

Average temperature: 58℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

May

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Jun

Average temperature: 72℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Jul

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 93℉

Aug

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 95℉

Sep

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 86℉

Oct

Average temperature: 64℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Nov

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Dec

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Highest temperature in Kyoto is recorded as 95℉ in August.

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

Average Humidity in Kyoto by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Feb

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Mar

Average Humidity: 61%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

Apr

Average Humidity: 63%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

May

Average Humidity: 59%

Minimum Humidity: 40%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jun

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Jul

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Aug

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Sep

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Oct

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Nov

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Dec

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Most humid month in Kyoto is October.

Least humid month in Kyoto is May.

Best time to visit Kyoto Attractions in August

  • Best time to visit Fushimi Inari-taisha in Kyoto
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kinkaku-ji in Kyoto
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Kiyomizu-dera in Kyoto
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Nijo Castle in Kyoto
    • Tuesday : Closed
    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM

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