Weather in Kamakura. Actual conditions and forecast

Map of wind conditions for Kamakura area

Map of Kamakura temperature forecast

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This temperature map is centered around Kamakura. The map is real-time and interactive.

Rain forecast for Kamakura area

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This precipitation forecast map is centered around Kamakura. The map is also real-time and interactive.
More to see in Kamakura
In the Japanese prefecture of Kanagawa, which is not far from the capital, tourists can visit a relatively not big city – Kamakura. Tourists from all over the world enjoy arriving here because of a big number of historic landmarks and monuments, many of which are very old. Moreover, a mild climate and an amazing location in a forest area make Kamakura one of the best resort cities in Japan. Minamoto no Yoritomo was the founder of Kamakura. In 1180, this shogun and his army came to this part of the country. Minamoto was impressed by the beauty of the area and its spectacular forests that looked like giants protecting this place. He decided to settle in this region and build a residence here. Initially, he built a fortress that could protect him from enemies. Minamoto used the surrounding forest as a guard. This is where the Japanese bakufu government was working as well. The Kamakura Shogunate existed until the 30s of the 14th century. After its fall, the shogun’s residence became abandoned, and the settlement slowly became an ordinary village. When the Meiji period started in 1868 with the reign of Emperor Matsuhito, Japan ended its self-isolation policy and started developing into a first-world country. Approximately at the same time, numerous Japanese artists and writers paid their attention to Kamakura. They were impressed by the beauty of the place and were praising its nature and landscapes in their works. The Japanese village became popular in the country. … Read further

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Kamakura sightseeing

It is possible to see lotus flowers of two colors in the shrine’s pond – white and red ones. White lotus flowers are the symbols of the Minamoto clan and the red flowers symbolize the blood of the enemy Taira clan. There is a bridge between the flowers, Taiko-bashi. Only shogun could walk on this bridge. The pavilion for the Maiden ritual dance is one more part of the complex with a tragic history. The wife … Open

Climate in Japan and weather forecast - best seasons for visit

The monsoon type of climate prevails in the Ryukyu and Okinawa islands, hence the weather conditions mostly depends on the movement of the air masses. Winter here is also warm while summer is hot. With the arrival of winter, the temperature in all regions that are located on the Pacific coast significantly reduces but rarely falls below zero. In Northern Japan, snowy weather begins in the first days of December and lasts almost all winter, whereas precipitation is low in central Japan. In the southern part of Japan, there is no snow at all during winter. Spring in Japan is characterized by sunny and relatively warm weather. Air temperature virtually throughout the country already reaches 10°C. In April, the legendary cherry blossoms and apricot trees start to bloom, filling the air with fragrances. At the end of May, the air temperature in the warmest regions of the country can warm up to 30°C. … Open

Atmosphere of Japan: religion and languages

Linguists claim that at least 10 different variations of the Japanese language are used in the country. First of all, this state of affairs is connected with territorial peculiarities. For example, the islands were isolated and were forced to develop without external influence. All Japanese dialects differ in their vocabulary, morphology, and the use of certain parts of speech. Very rarely do dialects differ in pronunciation. The most distant directions of Japanese are the southern and northern dialects. Despite this, every citizen of Japan perfectly knows the classical Japanese language that is employed while teaching in school. … Open

Weather in the region of Kamakura

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