Odate weather in January (Akita, Japan)

Most people don't tend to visit Odate during January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Odate in January lies at 3.0°C (37.4°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is -2.0°C (28.4°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 120mm (4.7in). It rains/snows an average of 23 days of the month. You will hardly see any sun, with only 41 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Odate should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature -2 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Chance of Rain 77%
Precipitation 120mm
Rainy Days 23
Sunshine Hours 41
* Climate data from: Akita, Japan (74 KM, 46 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Odate

Where to go in Japan in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Odate (Akita)

SAT   Jan 28
-4°C | -9°C
W 26 kmph
19.7 mm
Heavy snow

Heavy snow

SUN   Jan 29
-4°C | -9°C
W 26 kmph
12.9 mm
Moderate or heavy snow showers

Moderate or heavy snow showers

MON   Jan 30
-1°C | -8°C
W 17 kmph
8.2 mm
Moderate or heavy snow showers

Moderate or heavy snow showers

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