If you are planning to travel in Tokyo in October, that is a wonderful thing, I strongly agree. Tokyo in October is comfortable. You can travel around various sights. On this page, I will explain the weather in Tokyo in October.
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Below are articles on the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in October. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo.
For autumn clothes, please refer to the following article.
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Weather in Tokyo in October (overview)
※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010)
There are many days of good weather in October and the temperature is comfortable. Although it has a bit of rain, it is easy to spend, there is no doubt that it is an excursion season.
In early October, typhoons may still be attacked. You should beware of that. However, except for that, the weather in October is generally calm.
In the city center of Tokyo, the autumn leaves have not begun so much yet. However, since autumn leaves have not begun, there are not many tourists yet compared to November. I feel that it is October that the traveler can travel the most pleasantly.
If you want to see the autumn leaves in October, I recommend you to visit the mountains around Tokyo such as Hakone and Nikko.
Below, I will introduce the weather data announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency. It seems that there was a little rain in 2017 compared to usual.
Tokyo weather in early October (2017)
|Maximum temperature (Celsius)||14.5|
|Minimum air temperature||1. 2|
|Total precipitation||4.5 mm|
|Fine weather ratio||63 %|
Tokyo will be in full fall by early October. In the daytime there are still hot days, but on the other hand the morning and evening sometimes get quite cool. Please prepare a jacket or cardigan.
The weather is stable. However, since there is still a possibility that a typhoon may hit, please be aware of the latest weather forecast.
In early October, sunrise time in Tokyo is about 5:38 and sunset time is about 17:20.
Tokyo weather in the middle of October (2017)
|Maximum temperature (Celsius)||29.0|
|Minimum air temperature||9.9|
|Total precipitation||134.5 mm|
|Fine weather ratio||13 %|
In mid-October, Tokyo has many cool and comfortable sunny days. There was a lot of rain in 2017 in the above table, but in general, it can be said that mid-October is a suitable time for sightseeing.
In mid-October, sunrise time in Tokyo is around 5:47 and sunset time is around 17:07.
Tokyo weather in late October (2017)
|Maximum temperature (Celsius)||22.7|
|Minimum air temperature||9.1|
|Total precipitation||331.5 mm|
|Fine weather ratio||32 %|
By late October, the weather will calm down further. There were a lot of rain in 2017 in the above table, but in general, there are many sunny days suitable for sightseeing in late October.
In late October, sunrise time in Tokyo is approximately 5:56, and sunset time is approximately 16:54.
※ Sunrise and sunset times are based on the 2019 data released by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. I posted the time of the 5th for early October, the time of the 15th for mid-October, and the time of the 25th for late October.
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