In August, Fukuoka Prefecture continues to have very hot summer days. Make sure to stay hydrated so you don’t get heatstroke. From August to September, typhoons come to Kyushu many times. Typhoons don’t hit Fukuoka very often, but when a typhoon approaches the area around Fukuoka, there will be heavy rain and strong winds in Fukuoka, so please pay attention to the weather forecast.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if a typhoon approaches Fukuoka?

When a typhoon approaches, a very large area is subject to heavy rain and strong winds. Even if the typhoon does not hit Fukuoka, please be aware that it may have a significant impact. Since trains and airplanes are often cancelled, we recommend that you stay at a hotel or other location, check the weather forecast, and wait to see what happens.

What should I wear in Fukuoka in August?

Fukuoka is very hot and humid in August, so comfortable clothes such as short-sleeved shirts are recommended. However, the air conditioning works very well on trains and in buildings, so it would be a good idea to bring a light cardigan or jacket. For summer clothes, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Fukuoka in early August

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Fukuoka in Auust2

FUKUOKA, JAPAN. August 3rd, 2019: Yatai Food Stand, Along Nakasu Riverside and street = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Fukuoka 29.1℃  (84.4°F)
33.3℃  (91.9°F)
26.1℃ (79.0°F)
46.1 mm (1.81 inch)

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

Weather in Fukuoka in mid-August

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Fukuoka in Auust3

DAZAIFU FUKUOKA – August 19, 2019. Tourists are traveling in the shopping street of Dazaifu shrine = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest te32.6mperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Fukuoka 28.6℃  (83.5°F)
32.6℃  (90.7°F)
25.7 ℃ (78.3°F)
78.7 mm (3.10 inch)

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

Weather in Fukuoka in late August

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Fukuoka in Auust4

Itoshima. Japan. 28 august 2018 tourists visiting the white Torii at Futamigaura beach = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Fukuoka 27.6℃  (81.7°F)
31.6℃  (88.9°F)
24.6℃ (76.3°F)
85.1 mm (3.35 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 summer

For summer clothes, please refer to the following article.

Monthly weather in Fukuoka

Below are articles about the weather in Fukuoka. 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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