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    Kōbe weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    24 °C

     

    Precipitation

    166 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

     

    Day

    30 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    24 °C

     

    Precipitation

    166 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

    Overview: Kōbe
    Kōbe, a city tucked between the sea and the scenic Rokkō mountains, enjoys a climate shaped by both its maritime location and urban landscape. Through the year, temperatures oscillate between a chilly 2 °C (36 °F) in winter nights to a peak of 32 °C (89 °F) during summer days, showcasing a broad spectrum of weather conditions. Rainfall is significant, with summer seeing the most precipitation, often influenced by the East Asian monsoon. Humidity levels in Kōbe range from moderately dry in the colder months to rather oppressive during the sweltering summer, reminding residents and visitors to always stay hydrated. While each season offers its distinct charm, it's the interplay between Kōbe's urban heartbeat and the changing weather that truly captivates.

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    Weather overview for Kōbe

    Weather overview

    Kōbe, a city tucked between the sea and the scenic Rokkō mountains, enjoys a climate shaped by both its maritime location and urban landscape. Through the year, temperatures oscillate between a chilly 2 °C (36 °F) in winter nights to a peak of 32 °C (89 °F) during summer days, showcasing a broad spectrum of weather conditions. Rainfall is significant, with summer seeing the most precipitation, often influenced by the East Asian monsoon. Humidity levels in Kōbe range from moderately dry in the colder months to rather oppressive during the sweltering summer, reminding residents and visitors to always stay hydrated. While each season offers its distinct charm, it's the interplay between Kōbe's urban heartbeat and the changing weather that truly captivates.

    January weather

    January in Kōbe experiences chilly nights with temperatures dropping to 2 °C (36 °F), while the day's highs can reach up to 9 °C (47 °F). Brisk winds at 4 m/s accompany clear skies for 41 hours of sunshine in total. Rain is sparse as we're outside the wet season with approximately 10 days seeing precipitation.

    February weather

    February's chill persists in Kōbe, with nighttime lows averaging at 2 °C (36 °F) and daytime highs seeing a slight increase to 9 °C (49 °F). Rainy days count rises marginally at 11 days. Steady winds persist at a rate of 4 m/s and there's a bit less sun to be enjoyed with around 38 hours of sunny intervals.

    March weather

    March marks the gradual transition to warmer days in Kōbe; the nighttime remains cool at 5 °C (40 °F), but the daytime temperature rises to a more comfortable 13 °C (55 °F). Rain becomes more common, now on 13 days, while winds blow gently at 4 m/s. March greets you with a total of 42 hours of sunshine.

    April weather

    As Kōbe bids farewell to the last traces of winter in April, nights are milder at an average of 10 °C (49 °F), and days are pleasantly warm with highs around 19 °C (66 °F). The rain frequency remains significant with 11 days. Light winds and abundant sunshine, about 44 hours in total, make this a delightful time of the year.

    May weather

    May in Kōbe heralds warmer days with a significant rise in temperatures, boasting highs of 23 °C (74 °F), and nights become comfortably cool at 15 °C (58 °F). Rainfall intensifies, indicating the approach of the wet season, with 11 days seeing rain and a high cumulative amount of 146 mm (5.73 in).

    June weather

    June's weather in Kōbe turns hot and humid with the peak of summer drawing near. Daytime highs soar to 26 °C (80 °F), and nights are warm at 19 °C (66 °F). Rain is prevalent, with an average of 14 days, and the dampness pairs with a higher rainfall at 196 mm (7.73 in). Sun hours dwindle to 34 hours due to cloudier skies.

    July weather

    July in Kōbe sizzles with the hottest temperatures of the year, with an average high of 30 °C (86 °F) and a warm night average of 23 °C (74 °F). Humidity peaks at a muggy 78 %, while rain still features strongly with 14 days. Despite the rainy days, the city enjoys 38 hours of sunshine.

    August weather

    August maintains the heatwave in Kōbe with the mercury staying at lofty heights; day temperatures average at 32 °C (89 °F) and nights remain balmy at 24 °C (76 °F). Rainfall eases slightly to 12 days, and humidity still lingers. Enhanced sun exposure is seen with 46 hours of direct sunlight.

    September weather

    September observes a gradual cooling in Kōbe as autumn approaches, with the average high dipping to 28 °C (82 °F) and a nighttime average of 21 °C (69 °F). Rains persist at 13 days but become less intense. A brisk wind speed averaging at 3 m/s accompanies reduced sunshine hours at 38 hours.

    October weather

    October in Kōbe offers pleasant daytime temperatures averaging at 22 °C (72 °F), while nights cool down to 15 °C (58 °F). Rainfall remains on the lower side with 10 days of rain, signifying the retreat of the wet season. Even with lesser rainy days, the month still accumulates a reasonable amount of precipitation at 112 mm (4.41 in).

    November weather

    The coolness of November ushers in Kōbe, with day temperatures retreating to a cooler 17 °C (62 °F) and nights dropping to 9 °C (48 °F). Rain is less frequent at 9 days, and the city enjoys a good amount of sunshine with 43 hours.

    December weather

    December sees the return of winter to Kōbe, with crisp days averaging 11 °C (53 °F) and nights at 5 °C (40 °F). Rainfall frequency is similar to November, registering at 10 days. Brisk winds continue at 4 m/s, but you'll find a fair amount of sunshine with 43 hours overall.

    FAQs

    Will I need a winter coat in Kōbe during January?

    Yes, you will definitely need a winter coat in Kōbe during January, especially during the night when temperatures can fall to around 2 °C (36 °F). The days are a bit milder, but it's still quite fresh out.

    Are the days in Kōbe in February much warmer than nights?

    In February, the days in Kōbe are understandably warmer than nights but remain quite cool with an average maximum of 9 °C (49 °F), contrasted with a night's low of 2 °C (36 °F).

    What kind of weather can I expect in Kōbe in March?

    You can expect a blend of cool nights and noticeably warmer days in Kōbe for March. With an increase in daylight hours, it's a pleasing prelude to spring.

    How does the weather change in Kōbe during April?

    The weather in Kōbe during April shifts towards more temperate conditions with milder nights and warm days, suggesting the spring season's full swing.

    As May approaches, how warm does Kōbe get?

    In May, Kōbe gets noticeably warm with daily highs averaging around 23 °C (74 °F), hinting at the summer heat on the horizon.

    How should I dress for the weather in Kōbe during June?

    Dress in light and breathable clothing for Kōbe's weather in June—think cottons and linens to combat the heat and humidity during daytime highs of 26 °C (80 °F).

    Can I expect extreme heat in Kōbe during July?

    Expect quite hot conditions in Kōbe during July with peak highs hovering around 30 °C (86 °F), so summer outdoor activities should be planned with the heat in mind.

    What is the typical summer temperature in Kōbe during August?

    The typical summer temperature in Kōbe during August is blistering with an average high of 32 °C (89 °F)—it's the apex of summer heat here.

    How does the weather begin to shift in Kōbe during September?

    In September, the weather in Kōbe starts to shift towards cooler temperatures. While still warm, the day's high of 28 °C (82 °F) hints at the coming autumn.

    Is October a comfortable month for outdoor activities in Kōbe?

    October is indeed a comfortable month for outdoor activities in Kōbe with agreeable daytime temperatures averaging at 22 °C (72 °F) and a diminishing rain frequency.

    What kind of temperatures can I expect in Kōbe in November?

    Expect mild to cool temperatures in Kōbe in November, suitable for enjoying the city's autumn foliage with average highs of 17 °C (62 °F).

    How cold does it get in Kōbe in December?

    December gets notably cold in Kōbe, especially during the nights with an average low of 5 °C (40 °F), reflecting the onset of winter.

    Data backed by 40 years of history

    We make the most from 40 years of historical weather data to predict the best weather conditions.

    Selection of world's favourite destinations

    Deciding on where to go for a holiday is hard sometimes. Get inspired by the most popular destinations.

    16 500 000 weather records

    We aggregate data from combining multiple weather sources to ensure accuracy of the highest order.