Before traveling

Electricity

 

Volts

The voltage is Japan is 100 Volt, unlike the United States (110/120V) and much of the rest of the world (220V-240V).

Hertz

The electric current in Fukuoka is 60Hertz.

Electric plug

Japanese electrical plugs have two, non-polarized pin, almost identical to the United States’ standard plug and socket.

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Weather

Fukuoka summers are hot and humid. The average temperature for July is 26.9℃ and highs usually hover around 32°C. The humidity is very high (72%).

The combination of heat and high humidity may cause discomfort even at night, for this reason, we recommend you to check with the tips below:

  • Wear loose clothing;
  • Stay hydrated – Drink plenty of water;
  • Always wear a sunscreen before stepping out.