April, along with May, is the spring tourist season. In Hiroshima City and Miyajima Island, warm and mild days continue. The Seto Inland Sea coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, including Hiroshima and Miyajima, has many warm days throughout the year. Especially during this time of spring, the days are pleasant and ideal for sightseeing. Popular tourist destinations can be crowded, so be sure to make your hotel reservations early.

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I see cherry blossoms in Hiroshima City and Miyajima?

Usually, in Hiroshima City and Miyajima, cherry blossoms start blooming in late March and can be viewed until early April. Many cherry blossom viewers come to Peace Memorial Park and other cherry blossom viewing spots. Miyajima is also beautiful with approximately 1,900 cherry trees.

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

In April, spring clothes such as cardigans and jackets are recommended. However, if you want to see the cherry blossoms outside at night in early April, you should also prepare a light coat or jumper because it gets cold. For more information on spring attire in Japan, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Hiroshima in early April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather in Hiroshima in April2

Hiroshima, Japan – 04/01/2018: Two girls looking at sakura blossom from a bench near water channel = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 13.0℃  (55.4°F)
18.1℃  (64.6°F)
8.4℃ (47.1°F)
46.0 mm (1.81 inch)

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

Weather in Hiroshima in mid-April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather in Hiroshima in April3

MIYAJIMA, JAPAN – 12 April 2017: Deers are considered Miyajima’s locals and can be found all over Miyajima ground

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 14.8℃  (58.6°F)
19.8℃  (67.6°F)
10.2 ℃ (50.4°F)
50.3 mm (1.98 inch)

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

Weather in Hiroshima in late April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather in Hiroshima in April4

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN – APRIL 21, 2012: People visit Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, Japan = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Hiroshima 16.4℃  (61.5°F)
21.4℃  (70.5°F)
11.7℃ (53.1°F)
44.7 mm (1.76 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 spring

For spring 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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