Japan, an island country in East Asia, consists of over 6800 islands, the largest being the
Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu and Shikoku which account for about 95 percent of the country, The
greater Tokyo area falls in Honshu. Over seventy percent of the country is mountanous and
forested. The country is among the first five economies of the world. In normal state of affairs
about eight million tourists visit this country every year. Among others the tourism attractions here
include a dozen and half UNESCO World Heritage Sites, historic and natural monuments,
mountains, ski resorts, five lakes in Shiretoko, castles, Buddhist temples and shrines, Disney
Resort, Mount Fuji, Japanese Alps, Geoparks, Okinawa Prefecture which includes hundres of
islands, museums and places of scenic beauty. Tokyo is the capital, the largest city and major
international airport among several others in the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, trams, taxis, inter-city air, trains, boats and
Tourist seasons: High tourist season from May, June, mid season April, July to October and low
season November, January to March.
Weather: Climatological Information Tokyo, Japan, source Japan Meteorological Agency.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 30-year period 1981-
- Mean number of rain days = Mean number of days with at least 1 mm of rain.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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