Weather in Japan in May 2017

Check the weather in Japan in May before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2017 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Japan.

The May weather guide for Japan shown below is for Tokyo.

Weather in Japan in May

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  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Japan (Tokyo)23
    23°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (42% of daylight hours) in May in Japan6
    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

The average maximum daytime temperature in Japan in May is a warm 23°C (73°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 42% of the 14 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Japan in May is 18°C (64°F).

Expect 132mm (5.2 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 16 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (9 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 14°C (57°F). The weather in Japan in May is represented by Tokyo.

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Japan sunrise & sunset times for May 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Japan in May 2017. Select a month to view Japan sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Japan sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Tokyo.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2017 04:49 18:27
Tuesday, 2nd May 2017 04:48 18:28
Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 04:47 18:29
Thursday, 4th May 2017 04:46 18:30
Friday, 5th May 2017 04:45 18:31
Saturday, 6th May 2017 04:44 18:32
Sunday, 7th May 2017 04:43 18:32
Monday, 8th May 2017 04:42 18:33
Tuesday, 9th May 2017 04:41 18:34
Wednesday, 10th May 2017 04:40 18:35
Thursday, 11th May 2017 04:39 18:36
Friday, 12th May 2017 04:39 18:37
Saturday, 13th May 2017 04:38 18:37
Sunday, 14th May 2017 04:37 18:38
Monday, 15th May 2017 04:36 18:39
Tuesday, 16th May 2017 04:35 18:40
Wednesday, 17th May 2017 04:35 18:41
Thursday, 18th May 2017 04:34 18:41
Friday, 19th May 2017 04:33 18:42
Saturday, 20th May 2017 04:33 18:43
Sunday, 21st May 2017 04:32 18:44
Monday, 22nd May 2017 04:31 18:44
Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 04:31 18:45
Wednesday, 24th May 2017 04:30 18:46
Thursday, 25th May 2017 04:30 18:47
Friday, 26th May 2017 04:29 18:47
Saturday, 27th May 2017 04:29 18:48
Sunday, 28th May 2017 04:28 18:49
Monday, 29th May 2017 04:28 18:49
Tuesday, 30th May 2017 04:27 18:50
Wednesday, 31st May 2017 04:27 18:51
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