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Nagasaki Climate & Temperature

  • Nagasaki, Japan is at 3244'N, 12952'E, 36 m (118 ft). See map.
  • Nagasaki has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 16.7 degrees Celsius (62.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Nagasaki Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 11°C (51.8°F) on average falling to 4°C (39.3°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 18.9°C (66°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 11°C (51.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.9°C (84.1°F) and average low temperatures are 22.7°C (72.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 23.1°C (73.6°F) during the day and lows of 15.5°C (59.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1945.2 mm (76.6 inches) which is equivalent to 1945.2 Litres/m (47.71 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2131 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Nagasaki you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Nagasaki Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 11 (51) 14 (57) 19 (67) 23 (74) 26 (78) 30 (85) 31 (88) 28 (83) 23 (74) 18 (64) 13 (55) 21 (69)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (44) 7 (45) 10 (50) 15 (59) 19 (66) 22 (72) 27 (80) 28 (82) 24 (76) 19 (66) 14 (57) 9 (48) 17 (62)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (38) 4 (39) 6 (43) 11 (52) 15 (60) 19 (67) 24 (75) 25 (76) 21 (70) 15 (60) 10 (50) 5 (42) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 78 (3) 86 (3) 116 (5) 174 (7) 193 (8) 332 (13) 334 (13) 187 (7) 190 (7) 104 (4) 85 (3) 66 (3) 1945 (77)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 12 (39) 9 (32) 11 (35) 11 (37) 13 (42) 13 (43) 12 (39) 9 (29) 12 (40) 6 (19) 6 (20) 8 (26) 122 (33)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 40' 4h 40' 5h 42' 6h 16' 6h 30' 5h 44' 6h 46' 8h 07' 6h 12' 6h 27' 5h 40' 4h 07' 5h 50'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 14' 10h 57' 11h 55' 12h 57' 13h 49' 14h 15' 14h 03' 13h 19' 12h 19' 11h 17' 10h 26' 10h 01' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 36 (64) 43 (57) 48 (52) 49 (51) 48 (52) 41 (59) 49 (51) 62 (38) 51 (49) 58 (42) 55 (45) 42 (58) 49 (51)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 37.3 46.5 57.4 69.1 77.4 80.7 77.7 69.4 58 46.5 37.3 33.9 57.6

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