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Climate  (Qjmp: 18010)

Fukuoka officially has 4 seasons, but there are actually six distinct "clothing" periods, with a rainy season in June and early July, and a typhoon season in late September and October.

Winters are cold (but rarely freezing) and dry. Snow is occasionally seen in Fukuoka, but it rarely lasts more than 24 hours.

Summers are extremely humid and fairly hot - although the daytime temperature is only around 34 degrees celsius in August, (it may go as high as 38 degrees) it often "feels hotter" because of the humidity. Evenings do not cool significantly. Resign yourself to being sticky until around October. Department store air conditioning is set to around 16 degrees celsius, so you may well contract a cold...

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Bring an umbrella in June....

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Flooding is rarely a problem in Fukuoka.



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