Average weather in January in Odate (Akita), Japan

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Odate in January is -3.0°C (26.6°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 129mm (5.1in). It rains on average a total of 22 days. Most people don't tend to visit Odate during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 2.0°C (35.6°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 46 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Odate should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket 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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Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 26 °F
Max Temperature 35 °F
Chance of Rain 73%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 22
Sunshine Hours 46
* Climate data from: Akita, Japan (74 KM, 46 Miles).

Where to stay in Odate

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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)

TUE Jun 28
75°F | 65°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

WED Jun 29
76°F | 67°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

THU Jun 30
70°F | 64°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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