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Photos June

2020/6/17

Photos: Hydrangeas -They become more beautiful on rainy days!

From June to the first half of July, the rainy season called "Tsuyu" continues in Japan, except in Hokkaido and Okinawa. There are many rainy days at this time, and honestly, it is not suitable for travel. But during this time, wonderful flowers welcome you. Those are the hydrangeas that I am introducing on this page. While cherry blossoms get wet and easily disperse, hydrangea flowers become even more beautiful when they are hit by the rain. These struck flowers have a completely different aesthetic than cherry blossoms. Would you like to see the flowers of Hydrangea? Photos of the Hydrangeas in Japan Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock   Hydrangeas beautifully blooming during the rainy season = Shutterstock     I appreciate you reading to the end.     Back to "June"    

Kita no Canary Park elementary school set from the award-winning 2012 Japanese film, Kita no Kanaria-tachi (Canaries of the North), Rebun Island, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

August

2020/5/30

Hokkaido Weather in August! Temperature, rain, clothes

August is said to be the best season for sightseeing in Hokkaido. However, recently, due to global warming, the typhoon attacking Japan is increasing, and the damage of typhoons has become noticeable even in Hokkaido, which was said to have no influence of typhoons until now. Although Hokkaido is basically comfortable in August, please be aware of the latest weather forecast. On this page, I will explain the Hokkaido weather in August. In order to make it easy to imagine the weather in August, I will include photos taken in August below. Please refer when you plan your itinerary. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in August. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Q & A about Hokkaido in August Does snow fall in August in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in August. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in August? In Hokkaido, various flowers bloom in the flower fields and they become very colorful. Lavender blooms until the beginning of August. How cold is Hokkaido in August? Even in Hokkaido, it is hot in the daytime in August. But the morning and evening are relatively cool. What kind of clothes should we wear in August in Hokkaido? If you are traveling to Hokkaido in August, please prepare summer clothes. As it is cool in the morning and evening, you should ...

The Namba Parks, a shopping center in the Namba district, Osaka, Japan = Shutterstock

August

2020/5/30

Osaka Weather in August! Temperature and precipitation

On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in August. I used to live in Osaka before. Osaka is really hot in August. So, if you travel in Osaka in August, I recommend that you spend sometimes in an air-conditioned room so that you will not consume your strength. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in August. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in August (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in August ※ 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) The weather in Osaka is roughly the same as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. However, compared to Tokyo etc., the city center of Osaka is a bit hotter in August. In the center of Osaka, green is small, except for some Osaka Castle and others. The asphalt road is getting hot with strong sunlight, so if you walk all the way there is a risk of exhausting your fitness. For this reason, I would like to recommend the following three things. First, please devise as much as possible to sightseeing outdoors in a little cool morning or evening. For example, Namba which is a famous sightseeing ...

People, mostly youngsters, walk through Takeshita Dori near Harajuku train station. Takeshita Dori is modern Japan's fashion trends = Shutterstock

August

2020/5/30

Tokyo Weather in August! Temperature, rain, clothes

In Tokyo, it is very hot in August. Unlike Hokkaido, the humidity is very high in Tokyo. So, if you travel Tokyo in August, bring airy summer clothes. As the air conditioners are listening in the building, you also need a jacket. In August, typhoons may hit Tokyo. So be careful with the latest weather forecast. On this page, I will introduce Tokyo's weather in August. I also posted a lot of photos taken during this time, please refer to. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Tokyo. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in August. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For summer clothes, please refer to the following article. Weather in Tokyo in August (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in August ※ 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) The maximum temperature during the day in Tokyo in August exceeds 30 degrees Celsius almost every day. Recently it has exceeded 35 degrees and has reached nearly 40 degrees. Humidity is also high. If it is dry, I think that it is still easy to spend, but because it is high humidity it will be uncomfortable even if you are not moving I strongly want many people to visit Japan. So, ...

Irodori field, Tomita farm, Furano, Japan. It is the famous and beautiful flower fields in Hokkaido = Shutterstock

July

2020/5/30

Hokkaido Weather in July! Temperature, Rain and Clothes

On this page, I will discuss the weather of Hokkaido in July. July is definitely the best season for sightseeing. Every July, many tourists from Japan and abroad come to Hokkaido. In Hokkaido, it is rare that it will get as hot as Tokyo or Osaka. The temperature drop in the morning and evening will be relieving, so you should be able to enjoy a truly comfortable trip. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in July. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Q & A about Hokkaido in July Does snow fall in July in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in July. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in July? Lavender will reach its peak in Hokkaido in July. Especially from the middle of July the flower fields are beautiful. How cold is Hokkaido in July? Hokkaido will have a summer tourist season in July. It is not cold, but it is cool in the morning and evening. What kind of clothes should we wear in July in Hokkaido? Summer clothes will be fine in July. However, it is cool in the morning and evening in Hokkaido, so please bring a jacket or cardigan. For summer clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If you want to enjoy snowy winter landscapes ...

Facial shot of unidentified young women worshipping the golden shrine in Tenjin Matsuri, Osaka's biggest festival = Shutterstock

July

2020/6/17

Osaka Weather in July! Temperature and Precipitation

If you go to Osaka in July, please be prepared for hot weather. Osaka, like other major Honshu cities, is very hot in July and August. Please be careful as there are many people who have a heat stroke every year. On this page, I will discuss the weather in Osaka in July. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in July. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in July (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in July ※ 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) The weather in Osaka is roughly the same as Tokyo. But in summer it is somewhat hotter and more humid than Tokyo. In early July, the rainy season is still in effect. The rainy season ends roughly around the 20th of July. At the latest, Osaka will enter the summer at that time. In summer, the maximum temperature in Osaka exceeds 35 degrees and it is also damp. For these reasons it is dangerous to walk outdoors for a long time. There are days when it is very dangerous to exercise outside. I would like you to come to Japan but I cannot help being honest when ...

The festival for Japanese lantern flower at Asakusa,Tokyo,Japan = Shutterstock

July

2020/6/17

Tokyo Weather in July! Temperature, rain, clothes

Japan is a temperate country, but from July to August it is not an exaggeration to say that it changes to a tropical country. It is not unusual for the maximum temperature during the day to exceed 35 degrees in Tokyo. As asphalt roads are heated by sunlight it will actually feel like it’s hotter than it is. On this page, I will provide weather information concerning traveling in Tokyo in the month of July. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Tokyo. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in July. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For summer clothes, please refer to the following article. Weather in Tokyo in July (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in July ※ 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) Tokyo in July is really hot and it is only getting hotter than ever before due to the effects of global warming. Numerous air conditioners are in operation and the city center is getting hotter from the exhaust. Below is the meteorological data of Tokyo announced by the Japan Weather Association. As you can see, the maximum temperature during the day exceeds 30 degrees. I have heard from acquaintances who came to Tokyo from Singapore before. ...

Sapporo street car at the station on June 16, 2015. Sapporo street car is a tram network since 1909, located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

June

2020/6/17

Hokkaido Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you plan to travel in Japan during June, I recommend that you add Hokkaido to your itinerary. Japan is generally rainy and humid in June. However, there are not so many rainy days in Hokkaido. Unlike Tokyo and Osaka, you will enjoy a pleasant time in terms of weather. On this page, I will discuss the weather in Hokkaido during the month of June. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in June. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Q & A about Hokkaido in June Does snow fall in June in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in June. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in June? In Furano and Biei in Hokkaido, lavender begins to bloom from late June. Poppy and lupine also bloom in this month. How cold is Hokkaido in June? The season changes from spring to summer in Hokkaido in June. Generally, it's not cold, but it can be cool in the morning and evening. What kind of clothes should we wear in June in Hokkaido? Spring clothes are recommended for a comfortable trip to Hokkaido in June. For spring clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If you want to enjoy winter snowy landscapes, January and February are the best months to do so. If you ...

People cross the street in front of Osaka train station in Osaka, Japan = Shutterstock

June

2020/6/17

Osaka Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you come to Osaka in June, please do not forget your umbrella. In June, Osaka will enter the rainy season for about a month like other major Honshu cities such as Tokyo. On this page, I will discuss Osaka weather in June. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Use the slider to select the month you’d like to know more about. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in June. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in June (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in June ※ 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) The weather in Osaka is roughly the same as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. It rains a lot in June and the days are hot and humid. There are times when it gets cold, so if you get cold easily, please bring a cardigan or similar clothing. Previously, the rains were not so heavy in June. However, Recently, the amount of rainfall has risen due to meteorological changes caused by global warming. For this reason, please get the latest weather forecast from a source that updates regularly like TV or an internet website. Because of the rainy weather in June, there are not as many tourists compared to April or May. You may be ...

People lining up for the bus during a rainy night at Shibuya station. The rainy season, locally known as tsuyu or baiyu, begins the from June until mid July in Japan = Shutterstock

June

2020/6/17

Tokyo Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

There are many rainy days in Tokyo during the month of June. Humidity is high and the temperature rises steadily. Therefore, in June, you need to have some clothes that you can use when the weather I muggy. An umbrella is also a necessity during this rainy season. On this page, referencing the weather data released by the Japan Weather Association, I will introduce you to the weather in Tokyo for June. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Tokyo. Use the slider to select the month you wish to know more about. Below are articles concerning the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in June. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For spring and summer clothes, please refer to the following articles. Weather in Tokyo in June (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in June ※ 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) In Tokyo, the rainy season usually starts in early to mid-June. The rainy season lasts for about a month. After that, from around July 20th, true summer will come to Tokyo. In late June, temperatures may exceed 30 degrees Celsius. At that time, short-sleeved summer clothes are preferable to spring clothes. Recently, the climate has changed a bit due to global warming in Tokyo. In the past, it did not rain so much during the rainy season ...

Photos Summer

2020/6/19

Summer Wear in Japan! What should you wear?

If you were going to visit Japan in the summer, what kind of clothes should you wear? Summer in Japan is as hot as tropical regions. Humidity is also high. So for summer you may want to prepare a cool short sleeve clothing that is easy to escape the heat. However, since the air conditioning is effective in the building, please do not forget a thin coat such as cardigan. On this page, I will also refer to the Japanese summer photos and introduce what kind of clothes you should prepare. In summer I recommend bringing a hat or a parasol Summer in Japan is really hot and humid except Hokkaido and highlands in Honshu. Sometimes it is cold in June as you want a thin jacket. However, in July and August it is generally hot and temperatures during the day are often over 35 degrees Celsius. You should prepare cool clothes like tropical provinces. Even if you visit Japan on business, you probably do not have much opportunity to wear a jacket in July or August, except when going to a fine restaurant or party. Recently, Japanese people do not wear jackets too much in business. For men, most people can not wear a tie. Because the sun is strong, it is often sweaty, so handkerchiefs are indispensable. When you go outdoors for a long time, please also wear a hat. It is good for women to prepare a parasol. When walking outdoors in July or August, please make sure to supply moisture frequently ...

"Gozan okuribi" and lantern floating festival in Kyoto, Japan = Adobe Stock

August

2020/5/27

August in Japan! Attention to typhoons!

The climate of August in Japan, like July, is very hot. In addition to that, typhoons often attack. If you plan to travel in Japan in August, I recommend that you do not go on too much itinerary. On this page, I will introduce useful information when traveling Japan in August. Information of Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido in August If you plan on going to Tokyo, Osaka or Hokkaido in August, please click the image of the slider below and go to see more information.   Let's keep in mind that it may be hot and a typhoon may come When traveling Japan in the summer it is necessary to be careful enough about the climate like the tropics. I summarized this point in an article about July. So, if you like, please also read the article. The points summarized in the July article are the following two. First of all, The maximum temperature during the day often exceeds 35 degrees, so to avoid heat stroke, it is important to drink water frequently. At the same time, since the air conditioner works well in the building's interior, I recommend that you bring a cardigan so that the body does not get cold. Secondly, typhoon often attacks Japan. So, before you go to Japan, please be careful about the weather forecast. If a typhoon is arriving in Japan, we recommend that you change the itinerary as necessary. I wrote above. In August, in addition to these, there is another thing to watch out for. If you plan ...

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