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Overview of Hyogo

“An international cosmopolitan between 2 great seas.”

Hyogo prefecture is the only Japanese prefecture to have both coastlines with the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean. Its biggest attraction is Himeji Castle, the largest, most visited and most remarkable castle in all of Japan. It is UNESCO World Heritage site having survived its stormy history intact and original. Its capital, Kobe City, is a highly international cosmopolitan lying between beautiful mountains and the sea.

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

Climate in Hyogo

Annual temperature is roughly between 4°C (39°F) and 27°C (82°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 260mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 80°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 4°C or 39°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

10-year average

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

10-year average

Monthly Wind Speed

10-year average

Recommended Clothing

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