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Overview of Gunma
“Perfect blend of dramatic mountainous landscapes and hot springs.”
Gunma prefecture is surrounded by dramatic mountainous landscapes and hot springs (onsen). The combination of beautiful terrain and relaxing waters make it an ideal outdoor getaway for skiing trips in the winter and white water rafting and canyoning during the spring and summer. The most popular town to visit for hot springs (onsen) is Kusatsu which, with its proximity to Tokyo, makes it the ideal weekend getaway.
Climate in Gunma
Annual temperature is roughly between 3°C (38°F) and 27°C (80°F). August expects the highest precipitation (about 200mm) while February is the snowiest month (about 20cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 79°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 3°C or 38°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 Gunma in the 2nd week of Aug.