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Overview of Okinawa
“The Paradise-like Islands of Okinawa where Karate was born.”
Okinawa prefecture is the southernmost prefecture of Japan and consists of around 160 islands, of which 46 are inhabited, with the furthest island within 100 km of neighboring Taiwan. The prefecture has 8 major islands each with its own unique flavor. As a mini-archipelago, the prefecture has stunning beaches and amazing locations for diving and other water-related activities. In Ryukyu Islands, belonging to this prefecture, karate was born.
Climate in Okinawa
Annual temperature is roughly between 16°C (62°F) and 29°C (84°F). May expects the highest precipitation (about 290mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 29°C or 84°F), and January, February and December are the coolest months (about 16°C or 62°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 Okinawa in the 2nd week of Aug.