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Kanazawa weather in August (Ishikawa, Japan)

How is the weather in Kanazawa in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

In August, Kanazawa generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 31°C. But by evening, they drop to around 23°C. On average, it is the warmest month of the year. So be prepared and pack summer clothes. Embrace the warmth, but always stay equipped with your summer essentials to make the most of this toasty month.

Kanazawa in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 176 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 16 days of the month will see rainfall.

The city usually sees around 208 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days May and October typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Kanazawa climate page with graphs.

 

Kanazawa, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 31°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 54%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 176 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  
HumidityHumidity 73% *  
SunshineSunshine 208 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Fukui, Japan (67 KM, 42 Miles).

Where to go in Japan in August

Find out more about the weather in Japan in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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