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Overview of Kumamoto

“Outdoor Paradise in Kumamoto.”

Kumamoto is a rugged prefecture located in the middle of Kyushu Island. Its main attractions include: Mt. Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, Suizenjikoen, considered to be one of Japan’s best gardens and Kumamoto Castle. Kumamoto Castle, Japan’s third largest castle, is more than 400 years old and an epitome of great defensive architecture. In its history, Kumamoto Castle has never been successfully taken over.

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

Climate in Kumamoto

Annual temperature is roughly between 5°C (41°F) and 28°C (83°F). June expects the highest precipitation (about 470mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 81°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 5°C or 41°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 Kumamoto in the 2nd week of Aug.