Photo by TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋) from Wikivoyage
Overview of Amami Oshima Island
“Bask under the sun and swim in warm waters”
Amami Oshima is the largest island in the Satsunan island chain and belongs to Kagoshima prefecture. The island’s climate and beautiful white sand beaches draw tourists in to relax and swim in its warm waters and take advantage of snorkeling opportunities to enjoy the island’s rich flora and fauna. The island is also the proud home of the Oshima Tsumugi silk which for centuries was used to create superior quality kimonos.
Climate in Amami Oshima Island
Annual temperature is roughly between 14°C (58°F) and 28°C (83°F). June expects the highest precipitation (about 430mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 28°C or 83°F), and January, February and December are the coolest months (about 14°C or 58°F). Great care must be taken against heavy rains in the months of August, September and October.
You can get more climate information with the following charts created by processing the weather observation data for the past 10 years. Please note that this is not a weather forecast. For more information about the data please read this page.
Weather SummaryOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly TemperatureOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Wind SpeedOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Sunshine DurationOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug10-year average.
Monthly Weather10-year average
Monthly Precipitation and Temperature10-year average
Monthly Wind Speed10-year average
The following clothes are recommended for visiting Amami Oshima Island in the 2nd week of Aug.