April is the best season for sightseeing in Okinawa. While spring has just begun in other Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, it is early summer in Okinawa in April. The weather in Okinawa is stable during this period, so you can enjoy sightseeing in comfort.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I go swimming in Okinawa in April?

Yes, you can swim in the ocean. In Okinawa, most beaches are open for swimming by early April at the latest.

What should I wear in Okinawa in April?

Since it is early summer in Okinawa in April, short-sleeved summer clothes are fine during the daytime. When it feels cooler in the mornings and evenings, a light cardigan or jacket is recommended. Since the sun is strong, you may want to bring UV-protective cream and sunglasses. For summer clothes, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Okinawa in early April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in April2

Okinawa, Japan – April 1st 2021: Kids Playing at a Playground Park in Naha = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 20.6℃  (69.1°F)
23.4℃  (74.1°F)
18.2℃ (64.8°F)
48.2 mm (1.90 inch)

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

Weather in Okinawa in mid-April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in April3

April 20 , 2017: Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okinawa , Japan = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 21.4℃  (70.5°F)
24.2℃  (75.6°F)
19.0 ℃ (66.2°F)
59.5 mm (2.34 inch)

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

Weather in Okinawa in late April

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in April4

NAHA, OKINAWA, JAPAN – APRIL 24, 2016 : Heiwadori at Kokusai street (Kokusai Dori). There are many souvenir tax free shops, food, fruit store and Makishi Public Market = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 22.5℃  (72.5°F)
25.2℃  (77.4°F)
20.2℃ (68.4°F)
53.2 mm (2.09 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 & summer

For summer clothes, please refer to the following article.

Monthly weather in Okinawa

Below are articles about the weather in Okinawa. 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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