Hirado Island

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Overview of Hirado Island

“Historic and beautiful Japanese countryside”

Hirado is an island of Nagasaki prefecture and is a beautiful and historic location full of interesting museums, Christian churches, white sandy beaches and an imposing castle, Hirado Castle, nestled in the Japanese countryside. It is one of the earliest Japanese islands recorded to have had trade relationships with the Portuguese, Dutch and British traders.

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

Climate in Hirado Island

Annual temperature is roughly between 6°C (43°F) and 26°C (80°F). June expects the highest precipitation (about 340mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 25°C or 77°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 6°C or 43°F). Great care must be taken against heavy rains in the months of August, July and June.

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 Hirado Island in the 2nd week of Aug.