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Spring is approaching. White plum blossoms blooming in Tokyo, Japan. Next is the cherry blossoms!

Cherry Blossom Interests

2019/2/18

2019 Japan Cherry Blossom Forecast: slightly earlier or same as usual

Today, I will introduce the cherry blossom forecast of 2019. It is now winter in Japan. However, in Tokyo, plum blossoms began to bloom first. I feel that spring is approaching gradually. Now, the Japanese are starting to feel excited, feeling spring is near. Cherry blossoms are expected to be a little earlier or the same as usual. Please also refer to the following articles for Japanese cherry blossoms.   Summary If you click on this image, the site of Japan Weather Association (in Japanese) will be displayed on a separate page According to the forecast released by the Japan Weather Association on February 7, the cherry blossoms will start flowering from Fukuoka and Kumamoto on March 19. It will flower in Nagasaki and Saga, Kochi on March 21, and Tokyo and Matsuyama on 22th. It will bloom in a wide range from west Japan to eastern Japan by the end of March. In Hokuriku, Nagano and Tohoku regions, there are many places to bloom from early April to mid-April. And on April 29th it will flower in Hakodate, Hokkaido. The forecast for each region announced by the Japan Weather Association is as follows. The cherry blossoms will be in full bloom in about a week after blooming. You can enjoy cherry blossoms for about 10 days after flowering.   Kyushu Region: Cherry Blossom Forecast 2019 Isshingyo Sakura Tree, Aso Kumamoto Japan = shutterstock Map of Kyushu = shutterstock Forecast flowering Average Year Fukuoka City March 19 March 23 Oita City March 24 March 24 Nagasaki ...

Colorful trees lining up along the boardwalk in osaka castle park osaka japan = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in November! Temperature and precipitation

The weather in Osaka is roughly similar to Tokyo and Kyoto. The weather is stable in November, and there are many sunny days. The temperature is cool, and it can be called the best season for sightseeing. In Osaka, autumn leaves reach their peak from mid-November to early December. On this page, I will explain about the weather in November of Osaka. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in November. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in November (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in November ※ 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 November, the temperature in Osaka is less than 20 degrees Celsius even in the hotest hours of the day. Even if you walk about a bit, you will not be exhausted as much as you sweat. It is a very pleasant season, so please try and visit various sights. However, in the morning and evening the temperature will drop to 10-15 degrees. It is quite cold, so I recommend you to bring a thick jacket. As the temperature drops like this, the trees of Osaka gradually turn red leaves. I think that you can enjoy autumn leaves in Osaka especially in late ...

Dotonbori entertainment district. Dotonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka Japan = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in October! Temperature and precipitation

From October to November, In Japan, the wonderful autumn season continues. It will be relatively cool in Osaka in October, and nice weather continues.. In October, it can be said that it is a comfortable time to travel in Osaka. However, please be aware of the latest weather forecast as there is a typhoon coming in early October. On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in October. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in October. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in October (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in October ※ 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 this page, I introduce the weather data of October of Osaka announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency as follows. Looking at this data, you may think that the maximum temperature is quite high. Certainly, in the first half of October, there are days when the maximum temperature exceeds 25 degrees Celsius. However, except for those particularly hot days, in the first half of October, we feel pretty cool and it seems that full-blown autumn has arrived. In September it rained a lot and a typhoon came, but the weather will stabilize gradually in October. ...

Takoyaki (a ball-shaped Japanese snack) shop always has a long customer queue = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in September! Temperature and precipitation

Osaka will become cooler in September. You will be able to enjoy sightseeing spots happily. However, rainy days will increase in September. There is a risk that a typhoon will come, so please try to obtain the latest weather forecast. On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in September. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in September. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in September (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in September ※ 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 almost the same as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. In September, the hot summer is over and the cool days are gradually increasing. In early September, there are days when the maximum temperature is about 35 degrees, but it will become cooler in mid September. In late September it will be cooler and more people will wear long-sleeved shirts. I used to live in Osaka before. It was too hot in August, so I did not like going to the city center. However, it will be much easier to spend in September, and there are memories that I went to play at Osaka Castle Park ...

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

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

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. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in August. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides 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 spot in Osaka, the neon ...

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

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in July! Temperature and precipitation

If you go to Osaka in July, please be prepared for being hot. Osaka, like other major Honshu cities, is very hot in July and August. Please be careful as there are many people who get stroke every year. On this page, I will explain about the weather in Osaka in July. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in July. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides 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 of Osaka is roughly the same as Tokyo. But in summer it is somewhat sultry than Tokyo. In early July, the rainy season is still on. The rainy season ends roughly around 20th July. Osaka thus enters the summer at the latest in late July. In summer, the maximum temperature in Osaka exceeds 35 degrees. It is also damp. For this reason it is dangerous to walk outdoors for a long time. There are days when it is dangerous to exercise outside. I would like you to come to Japan but I can not help being honest that Japan's summer is very hot. I used to live in Osaka before. From ...

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Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you stay in 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 explain the weather of June in Osaka. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in June. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides 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 a sultry day continues. But, sometimes it gets cold, so if you are not good at cold, please bring clothes such as cardigans. Previously, it was not so strong rain in June. However, Recently, due to meteorological changes caused by global warming, heavy rainfall has increased at this time. For this reason, please get the latest weather forecast through TV or the Internet. It is such weather in June, so there are not so many tourists compared to April and May. So, you may be able to enter relatively easily even famous sightseeing spots which ordinarily ...

Hankyu Department Store Osaka Umeda Main Store in Osaka city Japan = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in May! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you travel Osaka in May, what kind of clothes should you wear? On this page, I will explain the weather, the amount of precipitation, and the best clothes for May. Osaka is very comfortable in May as well as other major cities in Honshu Island such as Tokyo. You surely can enjoy your journey. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in May. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in May (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in May ※ 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 May, the maximum temperature in Osaka continues to be warmer than 20 degrees Celsius. Every time it rains, trees and flowers grow and show us beautiful fresh green. People stroll through large parks such as Osaka Castle Park. I think that you basically do not need clothes such as cardigans on a sunny day. However, if you are not good at cold weather, please bring cardigan. In business, we wear suits in Japan until the end of May, but often do not wear jackets from June to late September. However, the practice differs depending on the type of business. On rainy days, the temperature may not exceed 20 degrees. ...

Tourists under cherry blossom tree at osaka castle in spring season osaka japan = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in April! Temperature, rain, clothes

In Japan it is the spring tourist season from April to May. Because there are many warm and comfortable days, the tourist spots are crowded with people from home and abroad. Osaka is also in a full-fledged tourist season from April. If you stay in Osaka in April, what kind of clothes should you prepare? On this page, I will tell you the weather of Osaka in April. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in April. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in April (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in April ※ 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 climate of Osaka is roughly the same as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. In April, the day when the maximum temperature exceeds 20 degrees continues. The weather is roughly good. So, you can turn around sightseeing spots comfortably. It is warm, so you probably do not need jumpers etc during the day. However, in the evening the temperature will be lower by 10 degrees more than noon. If you are outdoors at night for the purpose of sight seeing the cherry blossoms, I think that it is better to bring a jumper. At the ...

Tourists at Dotonbori walking street. Dotonbori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan = Shutterstock

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in March! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you go to Osaka in March, what kind of clothes should you pack in your suitcase? In March, Osaka is in transition from winter to spring. There are times rather warm days, but there are also many cold days, so please do not forget winter clothes such as jumpers. On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in March. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in March. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Weather in Osaka in March (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in March ※ 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 that of Honshu in Japan such as Tokyo. As in other cities, the weather is slightly unstable in March. There are relatively many cloudy and rainy days. The wind may be strong. There is almost no snow in Osaka in March. In early March, there is a very cold day like winter. However, it will gradually become warmer in the middle of March. In late March, the warm days like Spring will increase. By this time the Japanese will be looking forward to the day when cherry blossoms will bloom. However, cherry blossoms blooming ...

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