According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the rainy season in the eastern and central regions of Tokyo and the Kanto Koshin region seemed to last longer than usual.
This year’s rainy season began around June 11 and ended eight days behind the average, making it the fourth and last season since comparison data was released in 1951.
According to the agency, the rainy season also ended in the Tokai region of central Japan, 11 days behind the average and the third latest date.
According to preliminary figures from the Japan Meteorological Agency, during the rainy season, precipitation in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, reached three times the average, 114,5 mm.
The amount of rainfall in Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture is 642.0 mm, 2.7 times more than usual.
The Kanto Koshin and Tokai regions are expected to have hot and sunny days from Saturday to the next week.