Located in Kyushu and near Mt Aso - one of Japan's active volcanoes, Kurokawa Onsen offers some dramatic landscapes and is a great destination for outdoor activities. Thanks to the volcanic activity there are also plenty of hot springs around to soak in and relax after a long day out.
Kurokawa is a small hot spring village nestled in the countryside near Mount Aso. A day trip to the mountain from here will mean that you have plenty of time to get some fantastic views of this, the world's largest caldera. There is some great hiking and walking to enjoy both at Aso and from Kurokawa Onsen itself - including the Suzume Jigoku (Sparrow's Hell) which is a bubbling valley of sulphur pools - the source of all that hot spring water. After hiking and exploration there are a number of hot spring bath houses to enjoy for which you can get a special pass from the tourist information centre or you can relax in the baths at your ryokan.
Weather in Kurokawa Onsen
The Climate Guide for Kurokawa Onsen, Japan is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.
|Max Daytime Temperature (°C)||5||6||10||16||20||23||27||28||24||19||14||8|
|Min Night-time Temperature (°C)||-3||-2||1||6||11||15||20||20||16||10||5||0|
|Hours of Sunshine (Daily)||3||4||5||5||6||4||5||6||5||5||4||4|
|Hours of Daylight (Daily)||10||11||12||13||14||14||14||13||12||11||10||10|
|Heat and Humidity Discomfort||None||None||None||None||None||None||Moderate||Moderate||None||None||None||None|
|Days with some Rainfall||19||18||18||16||16||19||21||18||18||13||13||17|
|Monthly Rainfall (mm)||79||102||173||198||218||460||450||286||227||120||79||46|
|UV Index (Maximum)||3||5||7||9||10||11||11||11||9||6||4||3|
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