Translated by Lester Somera
Autumn In Tokyo: Seasonal Activities, Weather And What To Wear
If you plan to visit Japan in the fall months (September - November), check out these tips on what you should wear, on the state of the weather and on the highlights of the season. From beautiful foliage to seasonal dishes, there is a lot to enjoy!
Written by MATCHA
In Japan, there are many sayings about autumn: “autumn is the season for eating well,” “autumn is the season for harvesting,” “autumn is the season for sports,” “autumn is the season for reading,” and “autumn is the season for art.” You can infer that the air is particularly refreshing and the food is particularly delicious during autumn, even when compared to the other seasons in Japan. Here we have compiled a guide of useful information for people planning to come visit Japan during this period.
What Is the Climate in Autumn and What Can You See?
Autumns in Japan generally run for three months from September to November.
How Is the Autumn Weather in Tokyo?
In September, temperatures tend to be around 23ºC-28ºC (73°F-82°F) in the afternoon and drop to about 18ºC-21ºC (64°F-70°F) in the morning and at night. In October, afternoon temperatures generally range around 19ºC-23ºC (66°F-73°F) and morning temperatures tend to hover around 14ºC-18ºC (57°F-64°F). In November, afternoon temperatures are about 14ºC-18ºC (57°F-64°F) while morning and evening temperatures tend to fall to 7ºC-12ºC (45°F-54°F).
Though there is a chance that typhoons may strike from September to mid-October, the weather is comparatively good in autumn nonetheless. The air is crisp and feels comfortable on most days.
See Autumn In Japan 2017 - How To Enjoy The Season Of The Autumn Leaves to learn more about the weather conditions in fall.