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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.

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

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.

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 Gunma in the 2nd week of Aug.