Climate

Okinawa Seasonal Calendar

Summer is long in Okinawa, but there’s a significant difference in temperature between day and night, so check what clothing you’ll need at the time you plan to visit.

Spring

march

During the day, it’s warm like spring, but at night, you’ll need long sleeves.

Sunrise
06:34

Sunset
18:41

Temperature
Highest 25.5℃

Lowest 11.4℃

Average 19.0℃
Rainfall
122.4mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 21.4℃
Typhoons
0.0
april

The most comfortable season. A light, long-sleeved or short-sleeved shirt and jeans.

Sunrise
06:02

Sunset
18:55

Temperature
Highest 28.8℃

Lowest 16.7℃

Average 22.2℃
Rainfall
180.0mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 22.8℃
Typhoons
0.0
may

The days are hot and humid. Short sleeves and short trousers.

Sunrise
05:41

Sunset
19:11

Temperature
Highest 30.5℃

Lowest 18.8℃

Average 24.9℃
Rainfall
299.6mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 23.5℃
Typhoons
0.5

Summer

june

Sun protection is required. A light shirt, sunglasses and so on.

Sunrise
05:37

Sunset
19:24

Temperature
Highest 32.5℃

Lowest 24.4℃

Average 28.7℃
Rainfall
271.6mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 26.6℃
Typhoons
0.7
july

Use a light shirt and sunglasses for protection against the sun.

Sunrise
05:49

Sunset
19:22

Temperature
Highest 33.8℃

Lowest 23.8℃

Average 29.0℃
Rainfall
191.0mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 28.5℃
Typhoons
1.5
august

A hat and sunglasses. A light, long-sleeve shirt to prevent sunburn.

Sunrise
06:04

Sunset
19:01

Temperature
Highest 32.8℃

Lowest 24.9℃

Average 28.7℃
Rainfall
311.9mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 29.2℃
Typhoons
2.0

Autumn

september

The heat abates, but you can still enjoy being in the sea. Sunglasses are necessary.

Sunrise
06:17

Sunset
18:28

Temperature
Highest 32.6℃

Lowest 23.8℃

Average 27.8℃
Rainfall
172.2mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 27.8℃
Typhoons
1.6
october

Besides short sleeves, you’ll need a light short-sleeved shirt in the mornings and evenings.

Sunrise
06:31

Sunset
17:57

Temperature
Highest 32.0℃

Lowest 20.0℃

Average 25.5℃
Rainfall
189.6mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 27.0℃
Typhoons
1.2
november

A light, long-sleeved shirt or cardigan.

Sunrise
06:51

Sunset
17:38

Temperature
Highest 29.8℃

Lowest 16.6℃

Average 23.8℃
Rainfall
147.3mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 25.5℃
Typhoons
0.0

Winter

december

A warm winter.

A sweatshirt and jeans are comfortable.

Sunrise
07:12

Sunset
17:42

Temperature
Highest 26.9℃

Lowest 14.0℃

Average 20.1℃
Rainfall
118.4mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 23.8℃
Typhoons
0.0
january

The wind is strong, and it feels colder than the actual temperature. A light jacket or similar.

Sunrise
07:18

Sunset
18:03

Temperature
Highest 23.5℃

Lowest 9.8℃

Average 16.6℃
Rainfall
97.2mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 21.3℃
Typhoons
0.0
february

The wind is strong, and it feels colder than the actual temperature. A light jacket or similar.

Sunrise
07:01

Sunset
18:25

Temperature
Highest 25.0℃

Lowest 9.6℃

Average 16.8℃
Rainfall
118.5mm
Sea Water

temperature
Average 20.7℃
Typhoons
0.0