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Overview of Kyoto
“The historic capital keeping traditions alive.”
Kyoto prefecture is a historical and cultural treasure chest of hundreds of temples, castles and shrines with at least 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites. It is home to fantastic temples like Kinkaku-ji (the famed Golden Pavilion) and Higashi Hongan-ji. Kyoto City was the former capital of Japan from 794 to 1868. Despite this, it continues to be the cultural capital of the country. Artisans from generation to generation continue to keep traditional arts and crafts alive well into the present time.
Climate in Kyoto
Annual temperature is roughly between 4°C (40°F) and 28°C (83°F). July expects the highest precipitation (about 250mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 10cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 82°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 4°C or 40°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.
Weather SummaryOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly TemperatureOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Wind SpeedOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Sunshine DurationOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug10-year average.
Monthly Weather10-year average
Monthly Precipitation and Temperature10-year average
Monthly Wind Speed10-year average
The following clothes are recommended for visiting Kyoto in the 2nd week of Aug.