Tokyo Weather in August

Season: Late summer

August is the hottest month in Tokyo with an average temperature of about 29℃ (84.2℉). Its highest temperature goes up to 31℃ (87.8℉) at average. In particular, the temperature is higher in mid-late August than in the earlier days. In some years, rainstorm or typhoon hit Tokyo in the latter August. Even if not, Tokyo weather in August is characterized by high humidity, with an average rainfall of 165mm. The high humidity makes people feel hotter, and the hot air cannot be dissipated even at night. In such a case, light, short and breathable clothing should be prepared.

Averages for Tokyo Weather in August

Temperature: 29°C / 84.2°F
High Temperature: 31°C / 87.8°F
Low Temperature: 26°C / 78.8°F
Humidity: 72%
Rainfall: 165 mm
Rainy Days: 9 days
Sunrise: 04:49 ~ 05:12
Sunset: 18:10 ~ 18:45

What to Wear in Tokyo in August

Considering the climatic conditions, visitors could take short, light and breathable clothing for Tokyo tours in August. Apart from short sleeves, girls may be dressed in skirt and boys may be in shorts, to fit with the torridity. Sunglasses and sunhat should be worn to protect yourself from the burning sun, and sandals are also desirable while enjoying sunshine and sea water on beaches.
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Top Things to Do in Tokyo in August

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Torrid Tokyo weather in August cannot stop people’s enthusiasm of carnivals. Koenji Awa-Odori and Tokyo Bon Dance are the feasts to watch Japanese festival dances. Fireworks and Natsu Matsuri (summer festival) can also be enjoyed. Having fun on beaches is also integrant in the summer. Beer Gardens and BBQ are available throughout summer in Tokyo to satisfy your appetite. Camping is a popular outdoor activity in Tokyo in August, to get close with nature and evade summer heat.


1. August is the long holiday time in Japan, so there will be crowds of people at festival spots, scenic spots, camping sites, etc. Look after yourself well in the crowds.

2. If you would like to go camping, prepare the tent, bedding, kitchen wares, barbecue utensils, mosquito repellents, and so on in advance.
- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Nancy He -