The rainy season finally finished in Tokyo as well as surrounding locations of the Kanto-Koshin area in eastern as well as main Japan after an abnormally lengthy spell, the Meteorological Agency stated Saturday.
This year’s rainy season, which began around June 11, ended up 8 days behind typical, making it the area’s fourth-latest end considering that relative information appeared in 1951, the company stated.
The rainy season in the Tokai area on the other hand finished 11 days behind typical, making it the third-latest end for main Japan, the company stated.
This year’s season discarded even more rainfall than common on numerous locations. The city of Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, obtained 1.15 meters — 3 times greater than standard, according to initial information. Kofu in Yamanashi Prefecture obtained 642 mm, or 2.7 times greater than standard.
The Kanto-Koshin as well as Tokai areas are anticipated to see a week of warm, warm days beginning Saturday, the company stated.
Meanwhile, different information revealed that negative weather condition decreased overall sunshine in July to 37 percent of common in eastern Japan as well as to 49 percent in western Japan, the least quantity of sunshine obtained considering that the federal government began tracking such information in 1946.
In the Hokuriku area along the Sea of Japan, sunshine hrs in July sank to 37 percent of standard.
Sunlight in the Kanto-Koshin as well as Tokai areas sank to 38 percent of standard, according to the company.