Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan
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by Benh LIEU SONG (Flickr)
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Attractions

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Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Tokyo

Climate in Tokyo Prefecture:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
5
6
10
11
11
13
12
9
12
12
8
6

Best time to visit Tokyo:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summers in Kantō are hot and humid, with temperatures often exceeding 30°C (86°F) and high humidity levels.
  • Coastal areas like Yokohama may experience slightly cooler temperatures due to sea breezes.
  • This season can also bring occasional typhoons and heavy rainfall.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall brings milder temperatures, with daytime highs ranging from 20-25°C (68-77°F).
  • It's a pleasant time for tourism, with comfortable weather and autumn foliage in places like Nikko and Hakone.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winters are relatively mild, with temperatures averaging around 5-10°C (41-50°F).
  • Snowfall is infrequent in Tokyo but more common in the surrounding mountainous areas.

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring brings mild temperatures, with daytime highs around 15-20°C (59-68°F).
  • Cherry blossoms typically bloom in late March to early April, attracting visitors to parks and gardens throughout the region.

Money & Prices

Currency in Japan:

Japanese yen (JPY)

How expensive is a trip to Tokyo?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
6.33 USD
Fast food meal:
5.24 USD
Mid-range meal:
21.32 USD
Bottle of water:
0.61 USD
Soft drink:
1.16 USD
Cappuccino:
3.27 USD
Local Beer:
3.00 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.38 USD
Taxi - 1km:
3.04 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Japan general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 100 V, Frequency: 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type A (North American/Japanese 2-pin)
  • Type B (American 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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