Japan autumn forecast 2018, autumn season is perfect for travelling because of its perfect weather, it is one of the most beautiful seasons in Japan. One of the four seasons in Japan, also known as “Koyo” viewing in Japanese. The word “Koyo (紅葉)” refers to the changing of leaf color during this season. Over the years, autumn viewing has been a tradition in Japan. It is the same tradition for the spring season, in spring the main attraction are the cherry blossom while in Autumn, leaves change to the beauty of the stunning blend of yellow, orange and red of the season as the weather gets cold.
The most beautiful tree leaf to look out for during the season is the maple tree or “momiji” in Japanese.
The season typically starts in Japan, mid-September in Hokkaido, and going to Tokyo and Kyoto in mid to late November.
Most Japanese spend hours to drive outside the city and see the beautiful colors in the mountains. It is the best time to take outings and do picnics under the trees.
You can also check out the other best viewing spots in Tokyo below.
Japan Autumn Forecast per Region
Hokkaido – late September to late October
Tohoku – early October to early November
Nagano – early October to mid November
Kamikochi – early to mid October
Nikko – mid October to mid Novermber
Hakone – early November to later November
Tokyo – late November to early December
Nagoya – mid November to early December
Kanzawa – mid November to early December
Nara – mid November to early December
Osaka – mid November to early December
Kyoto – mid November to early December
Kamakura – late November to early December
Japan Autumn 2018 Best Viewing Spots in Tokyo
Autumn in Tokyo starts in late November and ends in early December. Below are some of the top places to visit in Tokyo during Autumn Season: