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Overview of Fukushima
“Mountainous terrain by the Pacific Ocean.”
Bordered by the Pacific Ocean in the east and massive mountainous terrain in the west, Fukushima prefecture is Japan’s 3rd largest prefecture. Hikers, campers and outdoor fans will enjoy Bandai plateau with its beautiful views of nature and a lake. Visits to historic sites like Aizu-Wakamatsu and Ouchijuku remind of Japan’s historic past with its atmosphere and architecture. In the winter, skiers can enjoy the variety of slopes around the mountainous terrain and visit hot springs (onsen) to relax.
Climate in Fukushima
Annual temperature is roughly between 1°C (34°F) and 25°C (78°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 190mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 50cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 25°C or 77°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 1°C or 34°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.
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 Fukushima in the 2nd week of Aug.