Rainy season ends in Okinawa

Rainy season ends in Okinawa

After the rainy season ended on June 26, children enjoyed crabbing on Senaga Island in Tomigusuku.


June 26, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

On June 26, the Okinawa Meteorological Observatory announced the rainy season had ended in Okinawa. The rainy season usually ends around June 23. Last year it ended on June 11. A spokesperson from the observatory said, “The season ended later than usual.”

The rainy season started in Okinawa on May 5, four days earlier than usual. The season lasted for 52 days. The observatory said it determines the end of the rainy season by looking at the current weather condition and the forecast for the week head. Depending on the weather changes, the observatory adjusts its prediction of the end of the rainy season.

Under blue skies in Senaga Island, Tomigusuku on June 26, children enjoyed crabbing.

(English translation by T&CT)

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