Locals will tell you the best time to visit Tokyo is in the fall and spring, when temperatures are temperate and the scenery is stunning. Both cherry blossom season and autumn foliage season are excellent times to visit. Many festivals take place during the month of July, when Mount Fuji is also open for climbing.
Tokyo is one of the most well-connected cities on the planet in terms of transportation, and it’s easy to get almost anywhere by train (subway tickets start at $1.40). Note you will need to walk to and from stations, so bring some good walking shoes. Taxis can be pricey but helpful in navigating the city.
August is the hottest month in Tokyo with an average temperature of 79°F (26°C) and the coldest is January at 41°F (5°C).
The rainy season starts around early June, and lasts for a few weeks. Typhoon season occurs near the end of the summer, in August and September, and can make for some strong weather patterns that can disrupt flights and trains.
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