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Overview of Kochi

“One of Japan’s most livable Cities.”

Situated on the south coast of Shikoku Island, Kochi City, this prefecture’s capital, is regarded as one of Japan’s most livable cities with the wide expanse of the sea and rugged mountains sitting at the entryway of this cosmopolitan city. Its main attraction is Kochi Castle, one of the twelve originally surviving castles in the whole of Japan. Lovely temples and parks are also distributed around the prefecture.

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

Climate in Kochi

Annual temperature is roughly between 6°C (43°F) and 28°C (82°F). June expects the highest precipitation (about 400mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 80°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 6°C or 43°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 Kochi in the 2nd week of Aug.