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Best time to visit Nagoya, Japan

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The best time to visit Nagoya is April-May

Nagoya is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, April-May is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Nagoya can reach a maximum of 31℃ (88℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 1℃ (34℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Nagoya when the days are longest, you should visit in August. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Nagoya in July. Head over there in January instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Nagoya below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

August

Nagoya seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Nagoya as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Nagoya is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Nagoya

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Nagoya for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Nagoya climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Nagoya for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUN
JUL
AUG
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Nagoya in January

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Nagoya in February

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Nagoya in March

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Nagoya in April

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Nagoya in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Nagoya in June

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Nagoya in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Nagoya in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Nagoya in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Nagoya in October

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Nagoya in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Nagoya in December

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nagoya in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Nagoya is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Nagoya is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Nagoya is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Nagoya, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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