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Overview of Saitama

“Interesting and historic suburb.”

A small prefecture north of the capital, Saitama is often considered a suburb of Tokyo. Typical things one expects to find in a massive suburb, including plenty of shopping, can be found in Saitama. It also has a variety of temples, nature parks and historic towns like Kawagoe which is known for its kurazukuri – 2-storey wooden merchants’ houses which were converted into museums. People in Saitama are huge sports fans and the Saitama Super Arena allows large gatherings of sports enthusiasts to support local teams.

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

Climate in Saitama

Annual temperature is roughly between 5°C (42°F) and 27°C (82°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 270mm) while February is the snowiest month (about 10cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 80°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 5°C or 42°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

10-year average

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

10-year average

Monthly Wind Speed

10-year average

Recommended Clothing

The following clothes are recommended for visiting Saitama in the 2nd week of Aug.