TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan is expected to experience average-to-warmer weather between May and July, the country’s official forecaster said on Wednesday.

Eastern Japan, including its most densely populated city Tokyo, has a 30 percent chance of higher-than-average temperatures during the period, the Japan Meteorological Agency said in its monthly three-month forecast.

The following table gives the temperature forecast for the coming months in terms of the percentage below average, average or above average, with Okinawa, Amami referring to those islands in southwestern Japan.

Reporting 2018 Fumika Inoue; Editing 2018 Christian Schmollinger

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