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Overview of Wakayama
“In the heart of rural Wakayama.”
Wakayama is a small and mostly rural prefecture near Osaka. Its main attraction is the Wakayama Castle which was first erected in 1585 on Mt. Torafusu. The castle grounds are popular cherry blossom viewing sites and its garden, Nishi-no-Maru, is popular for its autumn leaves. The prefecture is also popular for Mt. Koya which contains an area of 120 temples in a valley surrounded by several mountains. The temple complex contains several prehistoric, mossy monuments amidst lush and colossal trees.
Climate in Wakayama
Annual temperature is roughly between 5°C (42°F) and 28°C (83°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 220mm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 81°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.
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 Wakayama in the 2nd week of Aug.