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Shimonoseki Climate & Temperature

  • Shimonoseki, Japan is at 3356'N, 13055'E, 20 m (64 ft). See map.
  • Shimonoseki 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 Shimonoseki is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.8 degrees Celsius (60.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.2 °C (38.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Shimonoseki Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 9.6°C (49.3°F) on average falling to 4.3°C (39.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 17.1°C (62.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.4°C (50.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.9°C (82.3°F) and average low temperatures are 22.2°C (72°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 21.7°C (71.1°F) during the day and lows of 15.6°C (60°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1659.7 mm (65.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1659.7 Litres/m (40.71 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Shimonoseki you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Shimonoseki Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (47) 9 (48) 12 (54) 17 (63) 22 (71) 25 (76) 29 (84) 30 (87) 27 (80) 22 (71) 17 (62) 11 (53) 19 (66)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (42) 6 (43) 9 (48) 14 (57) 18 (64) 21 (70) 26 (78) 27 (81) 24 (74) 18 (65) 13 (56) 9 (47) 16 (60)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (38) 4 (38) 6 (43) 11 (51) 15 (59) 19 (66) 23 (74) 25 (76) 21 (69) 15 (60) 11 (51) 6 (43) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 74 (3) 77 (3) 109 (4) 158 (6) 161 (6) 279 (11) 264 (10) 127 (5) 180 (7) 95 (4) 79 (3) 58 (2) 1660 (65)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 09' 10h 54' 11h 54' 12h 59' 13h 54' 14h 21' 14h 09' 13h 22' 12h 20' 11h 15' 10h 21' 9h 55' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 36.1 45.3 56.2 67.9 76.2 79.5 76.5 68.2 56.8 45.3 36.1 32.6 56.3

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