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Kumamoto Climate & Temperature

  • Kumamoto, Japan is at 3248'N, 13042'E, 39 m (129 ft). See map.
  • Kumamoto 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 Kumamoto is situated in or near the warm temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.2 degrees Celsius (61.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Kumamoto Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 11.2°C (52.1°F) on average falling to 1.1°C (34°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.4°C (68.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 9.4°C (49°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30.5°C (86.8°F) and average low temperatures are 22°C (71.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 23.7°C (74.7°F) during the day and lows of 13.2°C (55.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1967.8 mm (77.5 inches) which is equivalent to 1967.8 Litres/m (48.27 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kumamoto you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Porto-Alegre, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Kumamoto Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 11 (52) 15 (59) 21 (70) 25 (77) 28 (82) 31 (88) 33 (91) 29 (84) 24 (75) 18 (65) 12 (54) 21 (71)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 6 (43) 10 (49) 15 (60) 20 (67) 23 (73) 27 (80) 28 (82) 24 (75) 18 (65) 12 (54) 7 (45) 16 (61)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 1 (34) 4 (39) 10 (50) 14 (58) 19 (66) 23 (74) 24 (75) 20 (68) 13 (55) 7 (45) 2 (36) 11 (53)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 60 (2) 78 (3) 122 (5) 160 (6) 203 (8) 393 (15) 393 (15) 190 (7) 158 (6) 90 (4) 74 (3) 49 (2) 1968 (77)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 14' 10h 57' 11h 55' 12h 57' 13h 49' 14h 15' 14h 04' 13h 19' 12h 19' 11h 17' 10h 26' 10h 01' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 37.2 46.5 57.3 69 77.3 80.6 77.6 69.3 57.9 46.4 37.2 33.8 57.5

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