Night rainbow Night rainbow, Lunar rainbow, Moonbow, space rainbow. There are many names you can call it. Gekkou (月虹)is a rainbow produced by moonlight, usually faint and appears white to the human eye. This incredible natural phenomenon which is believed to bring happiness was observed by the Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory on January 7th, 2012. What a beautiful start for the New Year!

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Okinawa Weather

What's the Average Temperature in Okinawa?

Okinawa is in the subtropical climate zone and has comfortable weather for vacationers throughout the year. In Japan, Okinawa is the only prefecture that is located in the subtropical climate zone.

The average annual termpature of Okinawa is 22.4 C (72.3 F). Even during the winter, the temperature averages 16 C (60.8 F) and never dips below 10 C (50 F).

Best Okinawa weather links.

Okinawa News Sites

The two major Japanese language newspapers are the Okinawa Times and the Ryukyu Shimpo

Okinawa Maps

It's hard to find good Okinawa maps online. Both of the maps below have a satellite view and a road view and zoom.