Japan Autumn Forecast 2021, this year autumn season will be late. 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.

Few of the best viewing spots in Tokyo are Ginkgo Avenue – Meiji Jingu Gaien and Mt. Takao.

You can also check out the other best viewing spots in Tokyo below.

Japan Autumn Forecast per Region/City

Hokkaido – mid October to early November

Tohoku – early November to late November

Nagano – mid November to late November

Nikko – mid October to mid November

Hakone – early November to late November

Tokyo – late November to early December

Nagoya – mid November to early December

Nara – early November to early December

Osaka – mid November to early December

Kyoto – mid November to early December

Japan Autumn 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: