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Himeji Climate & Temperature

  • Himeji, Japan is at 3450'N, 13439'E, 40 m (130 ft). See map.
  • Himeji has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Himeji is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 14.6 degrees Celsius (58.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.4 °C (42.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Himeji Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 9.7°C (49.5°F) on average falling to -0.1°C (31.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 17.7°C (63.9°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 7.2°C (45°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 29°C (84.1°F) and average low temperatures are 21°C (69.7°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22°C (71.6°F) during the day and lows of 12.1°C (53.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1318 mm (51.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1318 Litres/m (32.33 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Himeji you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Torres, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Himeji Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 9 (48) 12 (54) 18 (65) 23 (73) 26 (78) 30 (85) 32 (89) 27 (81) 22 (72) 17 (62) 11 (52) 20 (67)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (38) 4 (39) 7 (45) 13 (55) 18 (64) 22 (71) 26 (78) 27 (80) 23 (73) 17 (62) 11 (52) 6 (42) 15 (58)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (31) 0 (31) 2 (35) 8 (46) 12 (54) 18 (64) 22 (72) 23 (73) 19 (66) 12 (53) 6 (43) 1 (34) 10 (50)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 39 (2) 51 (2) 87 (3) 131 (5) 141 (6) 209 (8) 162 (6) 101 (4) 200 (8) 104 (4) 61 (2) 32 (1) 1318 (52)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 05' 10h 51' 11h 54' 13h 01' 13h 57' 14h 26' 14h 13' 13h 25' 12h 20' 11h 13' 10h 17' 9h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.2 44.5 55.3 67 75.3 78.6 75.6 67.3 55.9 44.4 35.2 31.8 55.5

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