Iriomote Island


Overview of Iriomote Island

“Discover the wild beauty of a lush, tropical jungle”

Iriomote Island is the largest of the Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa and considered to be one of the wildest places in Japan, with majority of the island covered by dense, mountainous forests. It houses an endangered species of leopard known as the Iriomote cat. Popular activities include an exciting cruise up a jungle river and hiking and kayaking through its wild jungle.

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

Climate in Iriomote Island

Annual temperature is roughly between 18°C (64°F) and 29°C (84°F). August expects the highest precipitation (about 300mm). June to August are the hottest months (about 28°C or 82°F), and January, February and December are the coolest months (about 18°C or 64°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

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Monthly Wind Speed

10-year average

Recommended Clothing

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