Osaka Weather in March

Season: Early spring

As old Japanese saying goes, when winter turns into spring in early March, there would be 4 warm days coming after 3 cold days. In other words, Osaka weather in March becomes warmer and warmer as the temperature is gradually increasing. The average temperature is 10℃ (50℉) in March, with the low temperature of 7℃ (44.6℉) and the high temperature of 14℃ (57.2℉) at average. The temperature difference between daytime and nighttime is large. There is continuous rainfall from mid-March to April, called “long spring rain” in Japan. A thin sweater and jeans plus a jacket are appropriate clothes to wear for Osaka climate in March.

Averages for Osaka Weather in March

Temperature: 10°C / 50°F
High Temperature: 14°C / 57.2°F
Low Temperature: 7°C / 44.6°F
Humidity: 60%
Rainfall: 104 mm
Rainy Days: 9 days
Sunrise: 05:47 ~ 06:28
Sunset: 17:54 ~ 18:18

What to Wear in Osaka in March

Winter is gone, and thick clothes could be taken off. A thin sweater or knitwear plus a jacket, or something similar are right for March weather in Osaka. In early March, visitors may need to wear thicker clothes for sudden temperature drops. As for shoes, comfortable hiking shoes or short boots are recommended.
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Top Things to Do in Osaka in March

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Sumo wrestling spring tournament is a critical event in March in Japan, which is usually held at EDION Arena in Osaka. Going to Osaka in this month, you can witness the unique Japanese Sumo competitions in person. The park of Osaka Castle may be the most popular place in March, to see plum blossoms in early days and to admire spectacular cherry blossoms in late days. In addition to Osaka Castle Park, Osaka Mint, Tenmangu Shrine, Shitennoji Temple, and rural mountain areas are also great spots to appreciate cherry blossoms in Osaka. Girls’ Day also offers a chance to learn Japanese traditions, and Osakan snacks like Takoyaki are mouth-watering to try. Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Umeda Sky Building, etc. are also unmissable Osaka attractions to have fun.


Beef is fasted in Tenmangu Shrine, so don’t take or eat beef in the shrine when visiting the cultural sites or appreciating cherry blossoms there.
- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Nancy He -