Earliest end of the rainy season in Tokyo on record

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The Japan Meteorological Agency said Monday, June 27, 2022, that the rainy season in Tokyo and neighboring areas in eastern and central Japan appears to have ended, marking the earliest finish to the period since data became available in 1951.

The rainy season has also been declared over for the Tokai region in central Japan and southern Kyushu, JMA said. For those areas, this is the second earliest end to the rainy season.1

It is also the shortest rainy period for the three regions in recorded history. For the Kanto-Koshin region, this year’s rainy season is the second, after 2018, to end in June.

This year’s rainy season ended 18 days earlier than average in southern Kyushu and 22 days earlier than average in Kanto-Koshin and Tokai, according to the agency.

Compared to last year, southern Kyushu is 14 days earlier, Tokai 20 days earlier and Kanto-Koshin 19 days earlier.

The country is currently enduring a record-breaking June heatwave, with numerous daily and monthly records broken.2

References:

1 Rainy season ends in Tokyo, neighboring areas; earliest since 1951 – Japan Today – June 27, 2022

2 Record-breaking June temperatures engulf Japan, authorities warn of power shortages – The Watchers – June 27, 2022

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