Okinawa enjoys warmest New Year in memory

Okinawa was blessed with an unusually warm weather over the first two days of 2016.

According to the Okinawa Meteorological Bureau, the highest temperature, 26.5 degrees centigrade was marked on Ishigaki Island on Jan. 2nd. That was the first time for the New Year to be hotter than 26 degrees in 52 years since 1964.

In addition, 25.9 degrees was measured on Miyako Island, while 24.1 degrees was recorded in Naha.

11:19 22 Apr , 2024