Yaeyama Islands

Yaeyama Islands, Japan
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by Matthew Hoser
/ CC BY-SA 4.0
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Yaeyama Islands

Climate in Okinawa Prefecture:

Number of rainy days:

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F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
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Best time to visit Yaeyama Islands:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summers in Okinawa are hot, humid, and long-lasting, with temperatures averaging around 30°C (86°F) or higher.
  • This season experiences frequent rainfall, occasional typhoons, and high humidity.

Fall (September to November):

  • Fall brings slightly cooler temperatures, with daytime highs ranging from 25-30°C (77-86°F).
  • Rainfall decreases compared to summer, and the weather becomes more pleasant for outdoor activities.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winters in Okinawa are mild, with temperatures averaging around 15-20°C (59-68°F) during the day.
  • It's the dry season, experiencing less rainfall and cooler nights.

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring brings warmer temperatures, with daytime highs ranging from 20-25°C (68-77°F).
  • The season is known for cherry blossoms and various colorful flowers blooming across the islands.

Money & Prices

Currency in Japan:

Japanese yen (JPY)

How expensive is a trip to Yaeyama Islands?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
6.54 USD
Fast food meal:
5.04 USD
Mid-range meal:
18.23 USD
Bottle of water:
0.57 USD
Soft drink:
1.07 USD
Cappuccino:
3.16 USD
Local Beer:
3.11 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
1.73 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.90 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)

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