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Japan in October
Written by Akshaya Manoharan on April 17, 2023 Share on

Japan in October

Japan in October is the beginning of mild temperatures and the end of summer. The city is filled with nothing but love and joy. Japan is a great place to visit at any time of the year. Once you visit Japan, you can only leave physically because your heart and soul remain. The country is a personification of modern love, which is both rooted and contemporary. Below are some of the things you must note if you are planning to visit Japan in June. 

October Weather in Japan

  • Average temperatures: In October, the average high temperature in Tokyo is around 22°C (72°F), while the average low temperature is around 16°C (61°F). However, temperatures can vary widely depending on your location in Japan.
  • Rainy season: The rainy season typically ends by the end of July in most of Japan, so October is generally a dry month. However, there may still be some occasional rain showers, particularly in the southern regions of Japan.
  • Fall foliage: October is a great time to see the changing colors of the autumn leaves in Japan. The leaves typically start changing in the northern regions of the country in late September, and peak in October in places like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Nara.
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Japan’s October events and festivals

  1. Takayama Autumn Festival – This festival is held in the city of Takayama, located in the mountainous region of central Japan. It features elaborate floats and traditional music and dance performances.
  2. Jidai Matsuri – This festival is held on October 22nd in Kyoto and celebrates the city’s history and culture. Participants dress in historical costumes and parade through the streets.
  3. Tokyo International Film Festival – This is one of the biggest film festivals in Asia and features a wide range of international films.
  4. Nagasaki Kunchi Festival – This festival is held in Nagasaki and features colorful parades and performances celebrating the city’s diverse cultural heritage.
  5. Karatsu Kunchi Festival – This festival is held in Karatsu, located on the island of Kyushu, and features elaborate floats and traditional performances.
  6. Okunchi Festival – This festival is held in Kumamoto and features a variety of events including a horse race and traditional performances.
  7. Kanazawa Fire Festival – This festival is held on October 8th in Kanazawa and features a large bonfire and traditional performances.

Average expenses for a visit to Japan in October 

ExpenseEstimated Cost in INR
Round-trip Flight35,000 – 75,000
Accommodation2,500 – 10,000 per night
Food1,000 – 4,000 per meal
Local Transport500 – 1,500 per day
Activities1,000 – 5,000 per day
SIM card/Internet500 – 2,000 for the trip

Overall, October is a wonderful time to visit Japan, with mild temperatures, low humidity, and beautiful autumn foliage. Just be sure to pack a mix of short-sleeved and long-sleeved clothing, as temperatures can vary depending on the region and time of day.

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