Japan weather in May 2023

  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Japan (Tokyo)23
    23°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Japan (Tokyo)16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 14°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Japan (Tokyo)14
    14°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Japan (Tokyo)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Japan (Tokyo)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 132 mm monthly rainfall in May in Japan (Tokyo)132
    132 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in May in Japan (Tokyo)9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 18°C sea temperature in May in Japan (Tokyo)18
    18°C sea temperature

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How hot is it in Japan in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 23°C in Tokyo, Japan in May, falling to 14°C at night.

How sunny is it in Japan in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Tokyo, Japan in May - that's 42% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Japan in May?

The average sea temperature around Tokyo, Japan in May is 18°C.

Does it rain in Japan in May?

There are usually 16 days with some rain in Tokyo, Japan in May and the average monthly rainfall is 132mm.

Japan May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Japan in May 2023. Select a month to view Japan sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Japan sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Tokyo.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2023 04:50 18:27
Tuesday, 16th May 2023 04:36 18:39
Wednesday, 31st May 2023 04:27 18:50

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