- 0.1 Sora=Sky, blue sky in Japan .When you can see the blue sky in Japan?
- 0.2 Nihonbare, Japan sunny day
- 0.3 When to visit Japan to see Nihonbare, Japan sunny day
- 0.4 Sunny months
- 0.5 Even so you can see hydrangeas, water lilies and other beautiful rainy season flowers. Plan your visit
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Sora=Sky, blue sky in Japan .When you can see the blue sky in Japan?
I often post the beautiful clear blue sky photos here. I think it’s a typical Japanese scenery.
We call this clear sky without clouds as”Nihonbare” literally means “Japan sunny day”.
Nihonbare, Japan sunny day
The term “Nihonbare” or “Japan sunny day ” is an expression unique to the Japanese language.
It means a clear, cloudless day. It first appeared in the Muromachi period. (1333-1573).
Also the phrase “Nihonbare” or “Japan sunny day ” means that one’s mind is clear and uncluttered. It’s a common expression for Japanese people to show our mind is fine.
When to visit Japan to see Nihonbare, Japan sunny day
But when is the good month to see Nihonbare or Japan sunny day?
This is the statistics of sunny days of the month 30 years results of the sunny days in Tokyo region.It’s the east part, and the Pacific Ocean side of Japan. I put the typical flowers too.
Sunny days ratio
January 73% plum
February 53% camellia
March 47% canola
April 45% cherry
May 39% wisteria
June 23% hydrangea
July 33% lotus
August 40% morning glory
September 37% spider Lilly
October 41% cosmos autumn leaves
November 50% chrysanthemum , autumn leaves
December 65% poppy
As you see above, November, December, January, February are over 50% sunny days.
These are late autumn and winter , the air is drier than other seasons , we can see Mt. Fuji even from Tokyo during this period.
But there is one point you should notice.
In these sunny months, the sunny region is the Pacific Ocean side of Japan. The Sea of Japan side is mostly cloudy and snowy during these months.
Because the cold Russian wind hits the Sea of Japan side. The current of the coast is very warm and cold wind makes the thick clouds and snow. The Sea of Japan side is snowy.
There are many ski and snowboard resorts on the Sea of Japan side of Japan.
June is only 23% possibility of sunny days because this period is in the rainy season.
Even so you can see hydrangeas, water lilies and other beautiful rainy season flowers.
Plan your visit
You check the sunny days ratio and plan your schedule to see Nihonbare, Japan sunny days!
I’m Nobu, one heart enjoy together!!!