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“So why not get up and dance?”

Featuring a bounty of rivers and forests, Tokushima is home to the popular Awa Odori Festival, it’s celebrated as part of the Obon festival (a festival celebrating ancestors). It’s a dance festival that attracts millions of visitors both foreign and local. Roughly translated, the main refrain of the festival goes like: "The dancing fool and the watching fool are both foolish. So why not get up and dance?" Other attractions include Mt. Bizan, the Naruto Whirlpools and the hot springs (onsen) in Kamiyama, a city in the prefecture.

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

Climate in Tokushima

Annual temperature is roughly between 5°C (42°F) and 28°C (83°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 370mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°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

On Apr-9, 10-year average

Hourly Temperature

On Apr-9, 10-year average

Hourly Wind Speed

On Apr-9, 10-year average

Hourly Sunshine Duration

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Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Apr

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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 Tokushima on Apr-9.