Overview of Oki Islands
“A remote break from the hustle & bustle of urban life.”
Okinoshima is the general name used to refer to the 4 inhabited islands of the almost 200 Oki islands located in the Sea of Japan as a part of Shimane prefecture. Its clear water beaches and rugged coastline are perfect for a variety of water activities or a simple relaxing stroll along the beach. Its islands are also home to 2 known mountains, Mt. Daimanji and Mt. Takuhi, perfect for hikers and which offers stunning views of the islands and its blue waters. Other popular attractions include Candle Island, a narrow vertical rock formation coming out of the Sea of Japan and on which the sun seems to rest on (like a candle) during sunset, and the clear glass-bottomed underwater viewing boat, Amanbow.
Climate in Oki Islands
Annual temperature is roughly between 4°C (39°F) and 26°C (79°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 260mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 40cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 25°C or 77°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 4°C or 39°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 Oki Islands in the 2nd week of Aug.