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Overview of Yamanashi

“Wine with a view of Mt. Fuji.”

Mountain climbers will enjoy Yamanashi as it is home to the northern half of the iconic Mt. Fuji and the Fuji Five Lakes, a number of lakes with magnificent views of the beautiful mountain. It is also home to Japan’s 2nd highest mountain, Mt. Kita, in the Minami Alps National Park. The prefecture is the country’s top producer of fruits and wine with the national wine capital, Koshu City, located in the prefecture with its variety of lush wine yards and orchards.

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

Climate in Yamanashi

Annual temperature is roughly between 2°C (37°F) and 27°C (81°F). September expects the highest precipitation (about 190mm) while February is the snowiest month (about 20cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 79°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 2°C or 37°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

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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 Yamanashi in the 2nd week of Aug.