In June, Okinawa is in a long “Tsuyu” or rainy season. This rainy season usually dawns around June 19, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. After the rainy season ends, Okinawa enters full-blown summer. The sun’s rays are strong, so please take care to protect yourself from sunburn.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the Tsuyu (rainy season) end in Okinawa?

According to data compiled by the Japan Meteorological Agency since 1951, the Tsuyu (rainy season) usually ends around June 19 in Okinawa. This is about one month earlier than in other Japanese cities such as Tokyo and Osaka.

Will there be typhoons in Okinawa in June?

Usually in June, there are not many typhoons affecting Okinawa yet. However, typhoons can occur at any time, so please pay attention to the weather forecast if you are planning to travel to Okinawa.

What should I wear in June in Okinawa?

Okinawa can get very hot and humid during the Tsuyu (rainy season). You will sweat just sitting still, so short-sleeved summer clothes that allow the wind to blow through easily are recommended. When the rainy season ends, the weather becomes somewhat more comfortable, but the sun is very strong and it gets very hot. Please take precautions against sunburn. Basically, short sleeves are best, but do not forget to wear sunscreen. Surprisingly, Okinawan locals often wear long sleeves to protect themselves from sunburn. For more information on summer clothing in Japan, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Okinawa in early June

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in June2

Okinawa, Japan – June 07, 2013 : inside Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 25.9℃  (78.6°F)
28.6℃  (83.5°F)
23.9℃ (75.0°F)
101.1 mm (3.98 inch)

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

Weather in Okinawa in mid-June

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in June3

At Aharen Beach on Tokashiki Islandin in Okinawa, Japan on June 11,2019 = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 27.0℃  (80.6°F)
29.6℃  (85.3°F)
25.1 ℃ (77.2°F)
137.6 mm (5.42 inch)

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

Weather in Okinawa in late June

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather and clothes in Okinawa in June4

June 29, 2017: Miyakojima in summer. People enjoying marine sports at a beautiful sea spreading along Shimoji Airport =Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Naha 28.5℃  (83.3°F)
31.2℃  (88.2°F)
26.6℃ (79.9°F)
45.7 mm (1.80 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 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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