We strongly recommend checking the weather forecast before doing any outdoor activities on Yakushima for your safety and enjoyment.
Please check the local weather forecast before engaging in any outdoor activities. Especially the mountains, beaches, and rivers can become dangerous in bad weather.
Yakushima’s weather is unpredictable. It is advisable to check the weather forecast in advance when planning any outdoor activities.
The Japan Meteorological Agency provides online weather forecasts in many languages. Check the URL list below for the links you need.
1 JMA’s English Weather Forecast for Yakushima:
2 A list of languages on the JMA website:
3 (This page is displayed after selecting your language in 2.) You can check current weather warnings and advisories, weather forecasts, typhoons, landslides, flooding, tsunami warnings and advisories, earthquake information, and volcanic eruption warnings and forecasts.
The attached link below is the English version:
– Inquiry –
Tourism & Community Development Section, Yakushima Town Office
Address: 849-20 Koseda, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima, 892-4292 JAPAN
TEL 0997-43-5900 (ex. 236) / Fax 0997-43-5905