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Overview of Kagoshima

“The Island Life of Kagoshima.”

Kagoshima prefecture is in the southernmost tip of Kyushu Island and includes some strings of islands extending towards Taiwan. It is home to various active volcanoes like the Sakurajima whose frequent eruptions are visible from the main city. In one of its many islands, Yakushima, is a forest with trees said to date as far back as 7,000 years old.

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

Climate in Kagoshima

Annual temperature is roughly between 8°C (46°F) and 29°C (84°F). June expects the highest precipitation (about 670mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 28°C or 82°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 8°C or 46°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 Kagoshima in the 2nd week of Aug.