Averages for Tokyo in October

What's the Weather like in Tokyo in October

Temperature

The first half of October is similar to September: warm, dark and wet, though days are gradually beginning to cool. The average high temperature is 20°C, with overnight lows at 15°C, so it's not chilly enough for the leaves to turn just yet, but you may need a light jacket for cooler mornings and evenings, along with appropriate rain gear.

Sunshine Hours

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  • Temperature Temperature 18°C 64°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 20°C 68°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 15°C 59°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 4 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 158 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 17 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 23°C 73°F

What's the Weather like in Tokyo in October

Temperature

The first half of October is similar to September: warm, dark and wet, though days are gradually beginning to cool. The average high temperature is 20°C, with overnight lows at 15°C, so it's not chilly enough for the leaves to turn just yet, but you may need a light jacket for cooler mornings and evenings, along with appropriate rain gear.

Sunshine Hours

The days are much shorter by month's end, with sunset at about 4:45pm. You will be looking at roughly 4 daily sunshine hours a day.

Rain

October averages on 158mm of rainfall across 17 days. Depending on the time you go, you're likely to experience rain so be sure to pack a brolly!

Humidity

The humidity tends to be a lot more bareable in October, with minimal interference should you be choosing to take your trip in October

Tokyo Hotels in October

Hotel Villa Fontaine Tokyo-Tamachi is situated an 8-minute walk from both JR Tamachi Station and Mita Subway Station. Mita Station offers direct train access to Haneda Airport, a 30-minute ride away, as well as to Narita Airport, which is a 90-minute train ride. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Located 2.5 miles from National Theater in Tokyo, APA Hotel Shinjuku-Kabukicho Tower features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms have a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Richmond Hotel Tokyo Suidobashi is located just a 2-minute walk to Tokyo Dome and Tokyo Dome City Attractions. JR Suidobashi Station and Suidobashi Subway Station are located within a 10-minute walk. Free WiFi is available in all areas, and there is a designated smoking area on site. Each room here will provide you with a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. Amenities include a fridge, air humidifier/purifier and electric kettle. The private bathroom comes with a bathtub, hairdryer and toothbrushes. You will find a trouser press.

Bars and Restaurants

Tokyo's cognoscenti have long championed Sushi Sugita as one of the city's top sushi restaurants. Now at work in a sparkling new premises in Nihonbashi! Needless to say, Sushi Sugita has become one of the hardest places to book, so out-of-towners should get their concierges working on it well ahead of time.

Creamy white chicken-based paitan soup, delicate al dente noodles, and elegant toppings of chicken breast and seasonal greens: just three reasons why many people rate Kagari their favorite ramenya in Tokyo.

Long before latte art and aeropresses arrived in Tokyo, there was a thriving culture of kissaten, cozy and smoke-filled coffee shops. Most have disappeared, but l'Ambre (founded 1948) shows no sign of fading away. That's thanks to centenarian owner Ichiro Sekiguchi and his devotion to his premium coffee beans, some of which he ages for decades.

Things to do in Tokyo in October

The Yanaka Matsuri is a quaint community festival that takes places at venues throughout the neighborhood of Yanaka.Venues include Ueno Sakuragi Atari (Yanaka Beer Hall and bakery), Yanaka Cemetery and the Former Yoshida Sake Store. The festival includes dance and music performances, food, festival games, a bazaar and a stamp rally. If you've ever wondered what a Hula troupe performing in a graveyard might be like, this is your chance to find out.

Oeshiki is a Buddhist festival commemorating the anniversary of the death of Nichiren – a revered buddhist teacher who lived during the Kamakura period until about 730 years ago. Although celebrated throughout Japan, the festival held at Ikegami Honmonji Temple is the most notable as it is the place in which Nichiren died.

Following hot on the heels of the neighboring Yanaka Matsuri is the Shitamachi Matsuri. The Shitamachi Matsuri is a traditional festival in the Nezu and Sendagi neighborhoods. The main festival venue will be inside the sprawling grounds of Nezu Shrine. In addition, there will be events, entertainment and stalls throughout the traditional "down town" areas of Nezu and Sendag

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