Practical information for visitors to Japan

Electricity

The voltage is 100V and the primary socket types are A & B.

Currency

The currency is the Japanese Yen.

Climate

Daily Minimum
Daily Average
Daily Maximum
Rain in cm (inches)
Average number of rainy days per month
March
5°C
40°F
8°C
46°F
14.5°C
58°F
10(4)
10
April
10°C
50°F
14°C
57°F
18°C
62°F
12(4.7)
11

Getting around Yokohama

Yokohama Institute for Earth Science (YES) can be reached via three train stations. The walk to YES is:

  • 13 minutes from Shin-sugita Station on JR Keihin-tohoku Line (also called JR Negishi Line)
  • 15 minutes from Sugita Station on Keikyu Line
  • 15 minutes from Nambu-shijo Station on Sea-side Line.
YES can also be reached by Keihin Kyuko bus. The walk to YES is 5 minutes from Sugita bus stop.

For direction from each station, visit the YES information page.

Tourism websites

http://www.yokohamajapan.com/

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2156.html