Oki Islands

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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.

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

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.

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 Oki Islands in the 2nd week of Aug.