Climate and Average Weather in Hokkaido, Japan

In Japan you have several regions, one of which is called Hokkaido. The most popular city in this region is Sapporo. So we will use the climate data of Sapporo to tell you more about the kind of weather you can expect in Hokkaido:

During the month of June, July and September you are most likely to experience good days with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F). The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -1°C (30°F).

Some other facts:

  • Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in August and September.
  • The coldest season / winter is in the months of January and February.
  • August is the wettest month in Hokkaido. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • The warmest month in Hokkaido is August with an average maximum temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum daytime temperature of -1°C (30°F).
  • May is the sunniest month in Hokkaido.

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Please select a city you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical climate data like humidity wind speed and water temperature.

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