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Overview of Tottori

“Home of the Japanese desert.”

Japan’s least populated prefecture, Tottori is found on the coast of Sea of Japan. It is home to a lot of shrines and temples along with its most famous attraction, the Tottori Sand Dunes - part of the San'in Kaigan Global Geopark - Japan’s only major sand dunes. It is also home to the tallest mountain in the region, Mt. Daisen, which with its high and difficult peaks are used by climbers to practice for Mt. Everest.

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

Climate in Tottori

Annual temperature is roughly between 3°C (38°F) and 27°C (81°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 290mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 70cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 80°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 3°C or 38°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

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Monthly Wind Speed

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Recommended Clothing

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