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Yakushima Climate & Temperature

  • Yakushima, Japan is at 30°23'N, 130°39'E, 38 m (125 ft). See map.
  • Yakushima 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. (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • The annual average temperature is 19.1 degrees Celsius (66.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Yakushima Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 14.7°C (58.5°F) on average falling to 9°C (48.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.5°C (69°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 14.2°C (57.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 29°C (84.1°F) and average low temperatures are 22.8°C (73°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 24.3°C (75.7°F) during the day and lows of 18.5°C (65.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 4290.7 mm (168.9 inches) which is equivalent to 4290.7 Litres/m² (105.24 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Yakushima you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Torres, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Yakushima Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 14 (57) 14 (58) 17 (63) 21 (69) 24 (75) 27 (80) 30 (86) 30 (86) 28 (83) 24 (76) 20 (69) 16 (61) 22 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (52) 12 (53) 14 (58) 18 (64) 21 (69) 24 (74) 27 (80) 27 (80) 25 (77) 22 (71) 18 (64) 13 (56) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (47) 9 (48) 11 (52) 14 (58) 17 (63) 21 (69) 24 (74) 24 (75) 22 (72) 19 (66) 15 (58) 10 (50) 16 (61)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 220 (9) 305 (12) 465 (18) 450 (18) 505 (20) 625 (25) 277 (11) 240 (9) 394 (16) 288 (11) 296 (12) 228 (9) 4291 (169)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 24' 11h 04' 11h 56' 12h 53' 13h 40' 14h 04' 13h 53' 13h 13' 12h 18' 11h 22' 10h 35' 10h 12' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 39.6 48.9 59.7 71.4 79.7 83 80 71.8 60.3 48.8 39.6 36.2 59.9

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