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Mt. Fuji and Shiba Sakura (moss phlox, moss pink, mountain phlox). A spectacular spring landscape representing Japan = Shutterstock

Mt. Fuji and Shiba Sakura (moss phlox, moss pink, mountain phlox). A spectacular spring landscape representing Japan = Shutterstock

May in Japan! The Best season. Mountains are also beautiful!

The scenery of the fresh green is beautiful everywhere in May in the Japanese archipelago. As I mentioned on April page, flowers of moss slime and nemophila continue to bloom neatly. If you go to a mountainous area such as Shirakawago, the contrast of the fresh green and the snow remaining in the mountains will be wonderful. On this page, I will introduce sightseeing spots especially recommended in May.

Information of Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido in May

If you plan on going to Tokyo, Osaka or Hokkaido in May, please click the image of the slider below and go to see more information.

Young girl wearing Japanese kimono standing in front of Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Tokyo Weather in May! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you go to Tokyo in May, I think the climate is very comfortable. It is a perfect climate for visiting sightseeing spots, so please visit here and there. However, the will become unstable a bit in late May. On this page, I will explain the of Tokyo in May, quoting the data released by the Japan Association. Below are articles about the monthly in Tokyo. Slide it and check the you want to know. Below are articles on the in Osaka and Hokkaido in May. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Tokyo, please note that the in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For clothes, please refer to the following article. Table of Contents1 in Tokyo in May (overview)2 Tokyo in early May (2018)3 Tokyo in the middle of May (2018)4 Tokyo in late May (2018) in Tokyo in May (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo 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) If you go to Tokyo in May, you will enjoy a quite comfortable trip. As the graph above shows, in early May and mid May, the days in Tokyo are not too hot and too cold. When exercising, sweat may come out. However, it is not as hot as the summer yet. You may be OK for short-sleeved shirts during the day. There are many ...

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

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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. Table of Contents1 Weather in Osaka in May (overview)2 Osaka weather in early May (2018)3 Osaka weather in the middle of May (2018)4 Osaka weather in late May (2018) 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 ...

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It is Spring landscape, Maeda Forest Park of people who walks and walks around the canal of Sapporo City Hokkaido Park

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in May! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will introduce Hokkaido weather in May. At this time, full-scale spring comes to Hokkaido. The cherry blossoms bloom one month later than Tokyo, and then the fresh green begins to shine. You will be able to explore beautiful tourist areas with a pleasant climate. This article contains a lot of pictures to help you imagine the weather in May in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in May. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in May2 Weather in Hokkaido in May (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early May4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of May5 Hokkaido weather in late May Q & A about Hokkaido in May Does snow fall in May in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in May. However, in some large ski resorts such as Niseko, you can ski until about May 6th. How cold is Hokkaido in May? Hokkaido has a spring climate in May. You can travel comfortably. What kind of clothes should we wear in May in Hokkaido? Spring clothes are desirable in May. For spring clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If you want to enjoy the winter snow scene, January and February are the best seasons. If ...

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Snow melting highlands such as Kamikochi are very beautiful

From April to May, you can travel very comfortably in Japan. The temperature is not hot, it is not cold, just right. And relatively nice weather continues nationwide. Tourist destinations such as Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima are crowded with enjoyable travelers. By all means, please visit various places in Japan.

If you travel a relatively long time, I recommend going to the mountainous region of Honshu in addition to Tokyo and Kyoto etc.

Every year in May, snow melts from the mountains of Japan, and thawing water flows into streams flowing from the mountains. The sounds of the river are very pure. Even in the mountainous areas, the trees are energized all at once as the winter ends. The mountainous areas at this time are very beautiful, so please join the itinerary.

The places I would like to recommend specifically are the following.

Kamikochi (Nagano Prefecture)

Hotaka mountains and Kappa bridge in Kamikochi, Japan = shutterstock

Hotaka mountains and Kappa bridge in Kamikochi, Japan = shutterstock

Kamikochi is located in Nagano prefecture in central Honshu. It is a plateau surrounded by the best mountains in Japan, the snow remaining in the mountains is beautiful in May. We use trains and buses from Tokyo, and arrive in about six hours. As there are many good hotels, including Kamikochi Empire Hotel, which is very popular as a luxury resort hotel, you can spend comfortably. Kamikochi's official site is as follows.

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Oze (Gumma prefecture)

Oze is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and sidewalks are maintained in the vast wetlands = AdobeStock

Oze is surrounded by beautiful mountains, and sidewalks are maintained in the vast wetlands = AdobeStock

If you are interested in hiking in particular, I recommend you go to Oze. Oze is a highland with an altitude of approximately 1500 meters, surrounded by 2000 meters of mountains. People can not go by heavy snowfall in winter. Every year in May, the snow in the mountains begins to melt, beautiful flowers  "Mizu-basho" bloom in the vast wetlands. There is no hotel in Oze, people visiting use the huts. The mountain houses are relatively big and comfortable. Tourists can not drive in Oze. People go by bus to the entrance called Hatomachi-Toge and walk from there. Oze's official site is as follows.

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The climate is generally good in May, but in late May it will rain gradually in Japan. In June every year, Japan will have a rainy season. Therefore, if you plan to travel in Japan in May, I recommend that you travel by late May as much as possible.

 

I appreciate you reading to the end.

 

About me

Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

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