The climate in Tokyo is temperate. Winters are fairly mild and sunny. However, cold and windy days and snowfall is also possible. On the other hand, summers can be hot and humid. Days are most often hot and muggy, with highs around 95 F (35 C). Tokyo is affected by the monsoon circulation which means that it frequently suffers from bad weather with wind and rain.
Between June and October, the city can be affected by typhoons. Intense typhoons bring strong winds, torrential rains and can lead to heavy damage.
Cherry blossom season (Sakura) in Tokyo happens annually around the 30th of March. The city has dedicated events to celebrate the season.
►Learn more about adjusting to life in the Japanese capital in Culture Shock in Japan.
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