Shikoku
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Shikoku

The best time to visit the island of on Shikoku in Japan is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Shikoku is 29°C in August and the lowest is 9°C in January.

Shikoku has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on Shikoku or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Shikoku by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 10 13 17 21 24 28 29 26 22 16 11
Precipitation (mm) 29 52 64 82 72 131 91 66 99 77 44 52



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14 day weather forecast Shikoku

The weather for Shikoku will be 5° till 8° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
Snow
UV
Tuesday
18 january
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1°C
-4°C
0.9 mm
55%
3 Bft
ZZW
17°C
0.8 cm
1
Wednesday
19 january
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5°C
-5°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ZO
17°C
0 cm
1
Thursday
20 january
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1°C
-6°C
5.5 mm
95%
4 Bft
W
17°C
6.5 cm
1
Friday
21 january
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2°C
-7°C
0.6 mm
45%
3 Bft
ZO
17°C
0.6 cm
1
Saturday
22 january
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6°C
-7°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
OZO
17°C
0 cm
1
Sunday
23 january
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4°C
-3°C
13.0 mm
85%
1 Bft
NNO
17°C
0 cm
1
Monday
24 january
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9°C
2°C
4.9 mm
70%
2 Bft
O
17°C
0 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
Snow
UV
Tuesday
25 january
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8°C
1°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
O
17°C
0 cm
1
Wednesday
26 january
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8°C
0°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NO
17°C
0 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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8°C
-1°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
Z
17°C
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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6°C
-1°C
0.1 mm
20%
3 Bft
Z
17°C
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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6°C
-3°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
Z
17°C
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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8°C
-3°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZO
17°C
0 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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7°C
-1°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
Z
17°C
0 cm
1

Climate Shikoku

The island Shikoku has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Shikoku is 19° degrees and there is about 860 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 179 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Shikoku

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 10 13 17 21 24 28 29 26 22 16 11
Night temp. (°C) 2 3 5 10 14 18 22 23 20 15 10 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 29 52 64 82 72 131 91 66 99 77 44 52
Days with rain 10 11 13 13 11 17 17 16 15 12 10 11
Days with snow 2 1 - - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 19 16 18 17 20 13 14 15 15 19 20 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 6 8 10 10 9 10 11 10 6 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 3 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 5 4 2

Shikoku weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Shikoku? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Shikoku?

Shikoku is an island belonging to Japan. It lies in a straight line at 5,914 miles from London.

The coordinates of Shikoku are:

  • Latitude: 33.7432238
  • Longitude: 133.6375314

The GPS coordinates are 33° 44' N, 133° 38' E

How long is the flight to Shikoku?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Shikoku is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What is the currency of Shikoku?

On Shikoku the Japanese yen (JPY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 18 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 137.63 Japanese yen
  • 1 Japanese yen = 0.007 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 13,762.94 Japanese yen
  • 100 Japanese yen = 0.73 British pound

What is the area code of Shikoku?

The area code to call Shikoku is +81.