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
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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 weather will become unstable a bit in late May. On this page, I will explain the weather of Tokyo in May, quoting the weather data released by the Japan Weather Association. ContentsWeather in Tokyo in May (overview)Tokyo weather in early May (2018)Tokyo weather in the middle of May (2018)Tokyo weather in late May (2018) Weather in Tokyo in May (overview) I think that you can spend very comfortably in Tokyo in early May and mid-May. The temperature is warm as the following weather data shows. 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 sunny days, but it may rain. Sometimes it rains continuously for several days. Rainy days will gradually increase at the end of May. Temperatures will also rise and there will be days when you feel hot and humid. In this way Japan will have rainy season in June, then full-fledged summer will come. Tokyo weather in early May (2018) Maximum temperature (Celsius) 28.1 Minimum air temperature 10.0 Total precipitation 93.0 mm Fine weather ratio 38 % Tokyo weather in the middle of May (2018) Maximum temperature (Celsius) 29.0 Minimum air temperature 9.0 Total precipitation 49.0 mm Fine weather ratio 61 % Tokyo weather in late May (2018) ...
If you were to stay in Osaka in May, what kind of clothes should you wear? On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in May. Osaka is very comfortable in May as well as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. You surely can enjoy your journey. ContentsWeather in Osaka in May (overview)Osaka weather in early May (2018)Osaka weather in the middle of May (2018)Osaka weather in late May (2018) Weather in Osaka in May (overview) 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. Many tourists go to play in famous park 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. On rainy days, the temperature may not exceed 20 degrees. In preparation for such a case, you should also prepare clothing other than short sleeves. Rain and cloudy days will increase in late May. Every year in Japan, there is a rainy season in June. The transition period from spring to summer is getting closer. Therefore, if you stay in Osaka late May, there may be many rainy days. Below is the meteorological data of Osaka in May 2018 released by the Japan Weather Association. please refer. Osaka weather in early May (2018) Maximum temperature (Celsius) 28.3 Minimum air temperature 10.3 Total precipitation 85.5 mm ...
On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in May. At this time, trees and grass grow as steady and beautiful fresh green starts to shine. The inhabitants of Hokkaido are relieved for this late spring's arrival just because the winter is severely long. Why do not you also enjoy the late spring of this northern country? ContentsWeather in Hokkaido in May (overview)Hokkaido weather in early May (2018)Hokkaido weather in the middle of May (2018)Hokkaido weather in late May (2018) Weather in Hokkaido in May (overview) In May, the days when daytime temperatures will rise to around 20 degrees Celsius will increase. It rains moderately. Every time it rains, trees and grass will grow. May is one of the best seasons to travel in Hokkaido. However, cool down in the morning and evening continues every year. Even in late May, the temperature may fall below 10 degrees in the morning and evening. When I go to Sapporo this time, I like to take a walk in the park in the city early in the morning. Of course it is cold. I walk on the jacket, wearing a thin jumper. Still I feel cold. But I like the cool morning atmosphere of this northern country. In some big ski resorts such as Niseko you can still enjoy skiing and snowboarding. As there are no more snow on the road, you should be able to go skiing at ease. Below is the meteorological data of Hokkaido released by the Japan Meteorological Agency in May. ...
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)
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.[st-card-ex url="http://www.kamikochi.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" label="" name="" bgcolor="" color="" readmore="Read More"]
Oze (Gumma prefecture)
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.[st-card-ex url="https://www.oze-fnd.or.jp/en/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" label="" name="" bgcolor="" color="" readmore="Read More"]
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.
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