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Many blue and purple hydrangea macrophylla flowers blooming on the approach to a Japanese Temple. Photoed in the Meigetsu-in Temple, Kumakara, Japan = Adobe Stock

Many blue and purple hydrangea macrophylla flowers blooming on the approach to a Japanese Temple. Photoed in the Meigetsu-in Temple, Kumakara, Japan = Adobe Stock

Japanese weather in June! Rainy season except Hokkaido and Okinawa

In Japan, it rains a lot in June. June is the transition period from spring to . For that reason, I can not recommend it very strongly for traveling in June. However, on rainy days, both temples and shrines are quiet and very calm. In June, hydrangeas will bloom at temples and shrines. If you go to such spots in June, you will be sure to heal your mind.

Information of Tokyo, Osaka, Hokkaido in June

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

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

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Tokyo Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

There are many rainy days in Tokyo in June. Humidity is high, temperature rises steadily and steadily. Therefore, in June, you need to have some clothes that you can spend even if it is muggy. An umbrella is also indispensable. On this page, while introducing the data released by the Japan Association, I will explain to you about the in Tokyo in June. 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 June. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Tokyo, please note that the in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For spring and summer clothes, please refer to the following articles. Table of Contents1 in Tokyo in June (overview)2 Tokyo in early June  2018 (2017)3 Tokyo in the middle of June 2018 (2017)4 Tokyo in late June 2018 (2017) 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 about a month. After that, from around July 20th, full-scale summer will come to Tokyo. There are many rainy days in June. If you go to Tokyo in June, be sure to carry an umbrella. In late June, temperatures may exceed ...

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

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

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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

Life and Culture

2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you plan to travel in Japan in June, I recommend you to add Hokkaido to your itinerary. Japan is generally rainy and humid in June. However, there are not so many rains in Hokkaido. Unlike Tokyo and Osaka, you will enjoy a pleasant journey. On this page, I will explain the weather in Hokkaido in June. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. 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. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in June2 Weather in Hokkaido in June (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early June4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of June5 Hokkaido weather in late June 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 bloom in addition to this in June. How cold is Hokkaido in June? The season changes from spring to summer in Hokkaido in June. So basically it's not cold, but it's cool in the morning and evening. What kind of clothes should we wear in June in Hokkaido? Spring clothes are desirable in Hokkaido in June. For spring clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If ...

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I recommend visiting quiet temples and shrines.

JIzo with blue bib in Meigetsuin temple Kanagawa,Japan = shutterstock

JIzo with blue bib in Meigetsuin temple Kanagawa,Japan = shutterstock

It is the temple of Kamakura that I recommend to you as a tourist attraction in June. Especially, Meigetsuin temple and Hasedera temple are recommended. A lot of hydrangeas bloom in June every year in these temple. The top photo on this page is Meigetsuin.

Kamakura is about an hour away by train from the city center of Tokyo. The official site of Kamakura is as follows. If you are interested, please take a look.

>> The official site of Kamakura

If you want to see hydrangeas in temples in Kyoto, I recommend that you go to Mimurotoji temple. Mimurotoji is famous for its beautiful hydrangea garden. The garden opens every year from the beginning of June until around the beginning of July. Below is a video shot of Mimurotoji garden.

A lot of hydrangeas blooms in the main cities of Honshu from the middle of June to the beginning of July. However in 2018 many hydrangeas bloomed from the beginning of June.

Cherry blossoms look beautiful on sunny days. On the other hand, hydrangeas flowers get wet with rain and shine. Perhaps hydrangeas may look beautiful on rainy days. Every year many tourists quietly appreciate these hydrangeas. Why do not you go?

Hydrangea flowers become more beautiful when they are hit by rain = Shutterstock

Hydrangea flowers become more beautiful when they are hit by rain = Shutterstock

 

The mountains also unexpectedly have beautiful scenery

The mountains also unexpectedly have beautiful scenery = Shutterstock

The mountains also unexpectedly have beautiful scenery = Shutterstock

Hydrangea 's flowers bloom a lot also in the mountains. The Japanese living in Tokyo often go to see hydrangeas in Hakone, besides Kamakura.

The above video was taken of hydrangea flowers around Hakone Tozan Railroad.
The Hakone Tozan Railway is famous for hydrangea blooming along the railroad tracks. There are approximately 10,000 shares of hydrangeas along the railway line.

In Hakone every year many flowers of hydrangea bloom from the end of June to the middle of July. Hakone is a little cooler than Kamakura, so the time when flowers bloom is a little late.

Every year when hydrangea blooms,  dedicated trains also run so please gather information.

>> The official website of Hakone Tozan Railroad is here

 

I appreciate you reading to the end.

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