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Ishikawa weather in January

Planning a getaway to Ishikawa this January and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Ishikawa in January?

Ishikawa is a region in Japan. January in Ishikawa generally has cold temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy. In January, it is winter.

You can expect cold maximum daytime temperatures of around 7°C and nighttime temperatures around -0°C in Kanazawa. Typically, it's the chilliest month of the year. Making it a great time for staying indoors and enjoying the warmth. Make sure you're prepared by packing the right winter outfits.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Nanao with an average of 146 mm to heavy rainfall in Kaga with 247 mm. The city Kanazawa usually sees around 64 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Ishikawa for January, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Ishikawa climate page.

Where to go in Ishikawa in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Ishikawa on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Ishikawa

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Ishikawa?

Average weather in Kanazawa

In January Kanazawa generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -0°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kanazawa
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
10°C 
3°C 
71 hours 
214 mm 
27 days 
poor 
7°C 
-0°C 
64 hours 
201 mm 
28 days 
poor 
7°C 
-0°C 
89 hours 
163 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Kanazawa

Average weather in Nanao

In January Nanao generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Nanao
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
5°C 
46 hours 
162 mm 
28 days 
poor 
8°C 
3°C 
43 hours 
146 mm 
29 days 
poor 
8°C 
2°C 
71 hours 
126 mm 
26 days 
poor 
Climate in Nanao

Average weather in Komatsu

In January Komatsu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Komatsu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
10°C 
4°C 
71 hours 
242 mm 
27 days 
poor 
7°C 
1°C 
64 hours 
230 mm 
28 days 
poor 
7°C 
1°C 
89 hours 
179 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Komatsu

Average weather in Hakusan

In January Hakusan generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hakusan
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
10°C 
4°C 
71 hours 
229 mm 
27 days 
poor 
7°C 
1°C 
64 hours 
217 mm 
28 days 
poor 
7°C 
1°C 
89 hours 
171 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Hakusan

Average weather in Wajima

In January Wajima generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Wajima
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
6°C 
46 hours 
200 mm 
29 days 
poor 
8°C 
4°C 
43 hours 
177 mm 
30 days 
poor 
8°C 
3°C 
71 hours 
141 mm 
26 days 
poor 
Climate in Wajima

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Ishikawa, in Japan.

Is January the best time to visit Ishikawa?

In our opinion, January may not be the ideal time to visit Ishikawa due to the typically poor weather in Kanazawa.

On average, the best time to visit Ishikawa is in May and October with generally pleasant weather in Kanazawa. In contrast, January, February, March and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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