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Overview of Fukuoka

“A contemporary Cosmopolitan in South Japan.”

Fukuoka is a small prefecture on the northern part of Kyushu Island. The prefectural city of Fukuoka is the island’s largest city. This cosmopolitan was once composed of two towns: the castle town of Fukuoka on the west bank of Naka-gawa and the merchant town of Hakata on the east bank. This cosmopolitan has a lot of contemporary attractions from art, architecture, shopping to good food. The prefecture is home to historical attractions like the town of Daifuzu and Shofukuji Temple, the oldest Zen temple in Japan dating back to 1195.

You can read more about Fukuoka, its local attractions and must-see places as well as some navigational guides in Japan National Tourism Organization's Web Site.

Climate in Fukuoka

Annual temperature is roughly between 6°C (43°F) and 28°C (83°F). July expects the highest precipitation (about 330mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 82°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 6°C or 43°F).

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.

You can use the clock icon in each chart to select the week or day to display the data for.

Weather Summary

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Temperature

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Wind Speed

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Sunshine Duration

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug

10-year average.

Monthly Weather

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Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

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Monthly Wind Speed

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Recommended Clothing

The following clothes are recommended for visiting Fukuoka in the 2nd week of Aug.