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Kagoshima Climate & Temperature

  • Kagoshima, Japan is at 3133'N, 13032'E, 32 m (104 ft). See map.
  • Kagoshima has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kagoshima is situated in or near the warm temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 17.6 degrees Celsius (63.7 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Kagoshima Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 13.3°C (55.9°F) on average falling to 3.6°C (38.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.8°C (69.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 11.4°C (52.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30.3°C (86.5°F) and average low temperatures are 22.9°C (73.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 24.8°C (76.6°F) during the day and lows of 15.4°C (59.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2236.8 mm (88.1 inches) which is equivalent to 2236.8 Litres/m (54.86 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kagoshima you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Porto-Alegre, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Kagoshima Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (54) 13 (56) 17 (62) 21 (70) 25 (76) 27 (81) 31 (89) 32 (90) 30 (85) 25 (77) 20 (68) 15 (58) 22 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 8 (47) 11 (53) 16 (62) 20 (68) 23 (74) 27 (81) 28 (82) 25 (77) 20 (68) 15 (58) 9 (49) 18 (64)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 4 (39) 7 (44) 12 (53) 16 (61) 20 (68) 24 (76) 25 (76) 21 (71) 15 (60) 10 (49) 4 (40) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 87 (3) 103 (4) 161 (6) 230 (9) 259 (10) 400 (16) 304 (12) 213 (8) 216 (9) 106 (4) 88 (3) 71 (3) 2237 (88)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 19' 11h 00' 11h 56' 12h 55' 13h 44' 14h 09' 13h 58' 13h 16' 12h 19' 11h 20' 10h 31' 10h 07' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 38.5 47.7 58.6 70.3 78.6 81.9 78.9 70.6 59.2 47.7 38.5 35 58.7

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