October, along with November, is the best season for autumn sightseeing in Hiroshima. The hot and humid days gradually decrease and cool, comfortable sunny days increase. However, there is still a risk of typhoons hitting Japan until the first half of October, so pay attention to the weather forecast.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is October the best season in Hiroshima?

Yes, it is. You can enjoy a comfortable trip. However, autumn leaves cannot be seen yet.

Will there be a typhoon in Hiroshima in October?

There is still a possibility that a typhoon will hit the Japanese islands in October. It is unlikely that a typhoon will hit Hiroshima directly, but when it does, heavy rain and strong winds are expected over a wide area, so please pay attention to the weather forecast. When a typhoon hits, bullet trains and airplanes may be cancelled, so please be careful not to make an overcrowded itinerary.

What should I wear in October in Hiroshima City and on Miyajima Island?

In October, it is basically cool and comfortable, although the first half of the month can still be hot. You can enjoy autumn fashion wearing cardigans and jackets. For more information about autumn clothing in Japan, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Hiroshima in early October

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Hiroshima in October2

Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan – October 9, 2021: People at the trolley stop in front of the Former Bank of Japan Hiroshima Branch, one of the few buildings to survive the atomic bomb blast = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 21.0℃  (69.8°F)
25.7℃  (78.3°F)
17.1℃ (62.8°F)
37.2 mm (1.46 inch)

※ Source: All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Weather in Hiroshima in mid-October

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Hiroshima in October3

Hiroshima, Japan – 13 October 2017: Two men are watching the A-Bomb Dome in Peace Memorial Park = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 19.0℃  (66.2°F)
24.1 ℃  (75.4°F)
14.9 ℃ (58.8°F)
29.6 mm (1.17 inch)

※Source:  All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Weather in Hiroshima in late October

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Hiroshima in October4

Hiroshima, Japan – October 27th 2019: Ambience of a street market in Miyajima Island in the evening = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 16.7℃  (62.1°F)
21.6℃  (70.9°F)
12.7℃ (54.9°F)
42.4 mm (1.67 inch)

※ Source: All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

What to wear in Japan during autumn

For clothes, please refer to the following article.

Monthly weather in Hiroshima

Below are articles about the weather in Hiroshima. Click on the month of interest to see articles about that month.

January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December

Weather in tourist destinations around Japan

Below are pages showing the climates of various regions in Japan at the same time of the year.

Tokyo Osaka Kyoto
Hokkaido Sendai Nagano
Nagoya Hiroshima Fukuoka
Okinawa

 

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