Weather forecast and temperature for today
Kyoto, Japan

Weather forecast and temperature for today - Wednesday, 17. Aug

Heavy Rain
05:18

18:43
JST
Heavy Rain
min.25°C
  • Wind: 12km/h SW
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Precip. probability: 100%
  • Precipitation: 58mm
  • UV index: 0
For the rest of Wednesday, rainy weather with heavy rainfall is expected.
Excessive precipitation of 58mm (2.28") is anticipated for today.The lowest temperature will be a moderately hot 25°C (77°F).
Sunrise was at 05:18 and sunset at 18:43; the daylight lasted for 13h and 26min.

Current condition and temperature - Kyoto, Japan

Rain
22:16 JST
Rain
  • 26°C
  • Feels like: 26°C
  • Wind: 3km/h ESE
  • Humidity: 95%
  • Dewpoint: 24°C
  • Pressure: 1008.81mbar
  • Precipitation: 9mm
  • Visibility: 4.51km
  • UV index: 0
Currently, it is raining.
Current rainfall is 9mm (0.35").
The temperature is a moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F).

FAQ

Does it rain currently in Kyoto?

Yes, it rains now, and precipitation is 9mm (0.35").

What is the temperature in Kyoto now?

Currently (22:16) it is 26°C (78.8°F) in Kyoto.

What is the weather forecast for Kyoto for today?

For the rest of Wednesday, heavy rainfall is anticipated.

Will it rain today in Kyoto?

Yes, it will rain today. Weather alert - severe precipitation of 58mm (2.28") is forecasted.

What time are sunrise and sunset today in Kyoto?

On Wednesday, in Kyoto, sunrise was at 05:18 and sunset at 18:43 (JST).

How many hours of daylight will Kyoto have today?

Today in Kyoto, Japan, the daylight lasted for 13h and 26min.

Hourly weather forecast and temperature - Kyoto, Japan

23h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    29°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 5km/h SSE
  • Pressure: 1008mbar
  • Humidity: 92%
  • Precip. probability: 90%
  • Precipitation: 9mm
  • Visibility: 4km
0h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    29°C
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 7km/h S
  • Pressure: 1008mbar
  • Humidity: 91%
  • Precip. probability: 21%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
1h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    30°C
Cloudy
Cloudy
  • Wind: 7km/h SSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 89%
  • Precip. probability: 22%
  • Precipitation: 0mm
  • Visibility: 16km
2h
  • 27°C
  • Feels like:
    30°C
Showers
Showers
  • Wind: 11km/h SSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 84%
  • Precip. probability: 64%
  • Precipitation: 1mm
  • Visibility: 7km
3h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    30°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 10km/h SW
  • Pressure: 1006mbar
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Precip. probability: 99%
  • Precipitation: 2mm
  • Visibility: 6km
4h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    30°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 11km/h SW
  • Pressure: 1006mbar
  • Humidity: 86%
  • Precip. probability: 100%
  • Precipitation: 3mm
  • Visibility: 4km
5h
  • 26°C
  • Feels like:
    29°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 10km/h WSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Precip. probability: 98%
  • Precipitation: 3mm
  • Visibility: 4km
6h
  • 25°C
  • Feels like:
    29°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 9km/h WSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Precip. probability: 93%
  • Precipitation: 2mm
  • Visibility: 4km
7h
  • 25°C
  • Feels like:
    28°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 7km/h WSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Precip. probability: 83%
  • Precipitation: 2mm
  • Visibility: 4km
8h
  • 25°C
  • Feels like:
    28°C
Rain
Rain
  • Wind: 8km/h WSW
  • Pressure: 1007mbar
  • Humidity: 87%
  • Precip. probability: 84%
  • Precipitation: 2mm
  • Visibility: 4km

Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto is the official capital of the Kyoto Prefecture and was initially the capital city of Japan. The city is located in a valley within the Yamashiro Basin to the eastern side of the Tamba highlands. Kyoto is home to a great combination of ancient architecture and modern designs that make the cityscape even more intriguing.
Kyoto is dotted with numerous ancient Buddhist temples amid beautiful natural planted gardens, as well as several mighty imperial palaces, Shinto shrines, and traditional stunning wooden houses. Kyoto is also famous for intricate traditions like the Kaiseki dining, which involves tables being set with different courses of individual dishes as well as geisha, which is primarily female entertainers of all sorts found along the District of Gion.
The Philosopher's Walk is a fantastic setting of a beautiful walk path set on the side of a canal, along which the stunning natural cherry and maple trees are lined. Here, numerous temples can be viewed by visitors, like the Ginkaku-Ji Temple, with a magnificent pond framed in pines. The Nanzen-Ji is another of the temples, set amid a beautiful Zen garden. The Kyomizu-Dera Temple, built on the hillside, features a large structure with a beautiful and intricately done veranda.
The shrine of Fushimi Inari-Taisha represents a tunnel extension of stunning brightly colored orange "torii" gates inside the forest. This unique spot attracts numerous tourists to itself, owing to its magnificent beauty. Then there is the Nijo Castle dating back to the Shogun era, complete with intricate wood carvings for its interior, which has remained a key attraction spot to date.
A visit to Kyoto is not complete without a walk through the towering groves of bamboo stalks at the Arashiyama area. The vicinity and the panoramic views of nature from this spot remain unbeatable.

When to visit Kyoto

Kyoto experiences a humid subtropical climate. The climate is characterized by hot, humid, and mildly rainy summers and cold, moderately dry, but tolerable winters. Summer runs between mid-May and mid-September, and winter goes from December to April.
As much as Kyoto can be visited at any time during the year, most tourists arrive in the city during spring, from March to May, and during the fall, between September and November. Both of these seasons are a perfect choice as they have brilliant weather and are devoid of the extreme summer heat as well as the cold winter chill.
In April, the Cherry blossoms festival is held in Kyoto amid the colorful decorations of flowers that are in full flowering around this time. Feasting and decorations are some of the activities the people of Kyoto engage in.
From late April to May, the people of Kyoto have a series of public holidays usually called the Golden week, where businesses and shops may remain closed for the celebrations to take place. In May, the Aoi Matsuri festival sees Kyoto hold religious processions from the palace to the famous Shimogamo-Jinja Shrine. The Gion Festival held in July aims at celebrating and honoring the history of the geisha, amid parades and music. Finally, in August, the large Daimonji Gozan Okuribi bonfire festival is held, brightening up most nights.
  • en: Kyoto, Japan
  • es: Kioto, Japón
  • sr: Kjoto, Japan
  • zh: 京都市, 日本
  • Latitude: 35.011636°
  • Longitude: 135.768029°
  • Elevation: 49 m
  • Current time: 22:23 JST
  • Sunrise: 05:18 JST
  • Sunset: 18:43 JST
  • Timezone: Asia/Tokyo
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Useful resources

  • Kyoto
  • Kyoto @ Wikipedia
  • Kinkaku-ji - historic, tranquil temple with a gold-leaf facade set amid landscaped gardens and a reflecting pond.
  • Kiyomizu-dera - iconic Buddhist temple on Mount Otowa known for the scenic views afforded from its sizable veranda.
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha - mountainside Shinto shrine dating from 711 A.D. featuring a path with hundreds of traditional gates.
  • Arashiyama - winding, lush venue showcasing a host of monkeys plus a scenic bamboo forest and water vistas.
  • Nijō Castle - built in 1603, this cyprus-wood castle with extensive gardens was a home for the Shogun Ieyasu.
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - traditional Japanese palace complex open to visitors on just 5 open days or by prior arrangement.
  • Heian Shrine - classic Shinto shrine complex built in 1895, with a giant gate and museums of modern and municipal art.
  • Nishiki Market - 400-year-old iconic market studded with stalls offering all manner of Japanese edibles.
  • Toji - historic Buddhist temple with a 5-story wooden pagoda and sculptures of deities from the 8th century.
  • Ryōan-ji - on the scenic grounds of this 15th-century temple are a famous Zen rock garden and a yudofu restaurant.

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