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Time Zone

All of Japan is in the same time zone. No Daylight Saving Time is practiced in Japan.

Tokyo G.M.T. New York Los Angeles
Midnight 3:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. 7:00 a.m.
2:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Noon 9:00 a.m.
4:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. 1:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Noon 3:00 a.m. 10:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 5:00 a.m. Midnight 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m. 2:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. 4:00 a.m. 1:00 a.m.
8:0 p.m. 11:00 a.m. 6:00 a.m. 3:00 a.m.
10:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 a.m.

National Holidays

January 1st New Year's Holiday
The 2nd Monday of January Coming Age of Day
February 11th National Foundation Day
March 21st Vernal Equinox Day
April 29th Greenery Day
May 3rd Constitution Memorial Day
May 4th National Holiday
May 5th Children's Day
The 3rd Monday of July Marine Day
The 3rd Monday of September Respect for the Aged Day
September 23rd Autumnal Equinox Day
The 2nd Monday of October Health and Sports Day
November 3rd National Cultural Day
November 23rd Labor Thanksgiving Day
December 23rd The Emperor's Birthday

Climate

Tokyo
Month Avg. High Avg. Low Avg. Precip.
(F) (C) (F) (C) (in) (cm)
January 49.1 10 34.2 1.0 1.80 5.00
February 49.5 10 35.1 2.0 2.40 6.00
March 54.9 13 39.9 4.0 3.90 10.00
April 64.9 18 50.0 10.0 4.90 12.00
May 73 23 58.6 15.0 5.40 14.00
June 77.4 25 65.5 19.0 7.30 19.00
July 83.8 29 72.1 22.0 5.00 13.00
August 87.6 31 75.2 24.0 5.80 15.00
September 80.1 27 68.4 20.0 7.10 18.00
October 70.2 21 57.6 14.0 6.50 16.00
November 61.9 17 48.0 9.0 3.50 9.00
December 53.8 12 39.0 4.0 1.80 5.00
Osaka
Month Avg.High Avg.Low Avg.Precip.
(F) (C) (F) (C) (in) (cm)
January 48.4 9.0 35.8 2.0 1.80 5.00
February 49.1 10.0 36.3 2.0 2.40 6.00
March 55.0 13.0 40.3 5.0 4.00 10.00
April 67.1 20.0 50.4 10.0 5.30 13.00
May 75.2 24.0 58.8 15.0 5.50 14.00
June 81.1 27.0 67.1 20.0 8.10 21.00
July 88.2 31.0 74.7 24.0 6.20 16.00
August 91.0 33.0 76.6 25.0 3.70 9.00
September 83.5 29.0 69.4 21.0 6.80 17.00
October 72.9 23.0 58.1 15.0 4.20 11.00
November 62.6 17.0 48.2 9.0 2.60 7.00
December 53.1 12.0 39.6 4.0 1.40 3.00
Kyoto
Month Avg.High Avg.Low Avg.Precip.
(F) (C) (F) (C) (in) (cm)
January 47.3 9.0 32.5 0.0 2.00 5.00
February 48.6 9.0 33.3 1.0 2.60 7.00
March 55.0 13.0 37.4 3.0 4.40 11.00
April 67.3 20.0 47.7 9.0 6.00 15.00
May 75.9 24.0 56.1 13.0 6.10 15.00
June 81.1 27.0 64.8 18.0 9.80 25.00
July 88.3 31.0 72.9 23.0 9.20 23.00
August 91.2 33.0 74.7 24.0 5.60 14.00
September 82.9 28.0 67.1 20.0 8.00 20.00
October 72.1 22.0 54.9 13.0 4.40 11.00
November 62.2 17.0 44.6 7.0 2.70 7.00
December 52.3 11.0 36.1 2.0 1.60 4.00
Kobe
Month Avg.High Avg.Low Avg.Precip.
(F) (C) (F) (C) (in) (cm)
January 47.1 8.0 34.5 1.0 1.70 4.00
February 47.8 9.0 34.7 2.0 2.10 5.00
March 54.1 12.0 39.2 4.0 3.70 9.00
April 65.3 19.0 49.6 10.0 5.40 14.00
May 73.2 23.0 57.9 14.0 5.70 14.00
June 78.8 26.0 65.8 19.0 8.60 22.00
July 85.6 30.0 73.6 23.0 6.20 16.00
August 88.9 32.0 75.7 24.0 3.60 9.00
September 81.7 28.0 68.7 20.0 6.70 17.00
October 71.6 22.0 57.4 14.0 4.10 10.00
November 61.9 17.0 47.8 9.0 2.60 7.00
December 52.3 11.0 39.4 4.0 1.50 4.00

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