Miyagi weather in January

Planning a journey to Miyagi this January and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Miyagi in January?

Miyagi is a region in Japan. January in Miyagi generally has cold temperatures, with moderate precipitation. In January, it is winter.

The average maximum temperatures are cold and range from 4°C in Shiroishi to 7°C in Ishinomaki. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 1°C in Ishinomaki and -3°C in Shiroishi. 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 moderate snow/rainfall in Kesennuma with an average of 59 mm to moderate snow/rainfall in Shiroishi with 85 mm. Sendai enjoys a balanced 148 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Miyagi in January, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Miyagi climate page.

Where to go in Miyagi in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Miyagi 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 Miyagi

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

Average weather in Sendai

In January Sendai generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sendai
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
9°C 
2°C 
135 hours 
66 mm 
21 days 
poor 
6°C 
-1°C 
148 hours 
70 mm 
23 days 
poor 
6°C 
-1°C 
157 hours 
62 mm 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Sendai

Average weather in Osaki

In January Osaki generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Osaki
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
8°C 
0°C 
135 hours 
73 mm 
22 days 
poor 
5°C 
-3°C 
148 hours 
72 mm 
23 days 
poor 
6°C 
-3°C 
157 hours 
66 mm 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Osaki

Average weather in Matsushima

In January Matsushima generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -0°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Matsushima
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
9°C 
2°C 
135 hours 
65 mm 
20 days 
poor 
6°C 
-0°C 
148 hours 
65 mm 
22 days 
poor 
7°C 
-1°C 
157 hours 
60 mm 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Matsushima

Average weather in Shiroishi

In January Shiroishi generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Shiroishi
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
7°C 
-1°C 
135 hours 
75 mm 
24 days 
poor 
4°C 
-3°C 
148 hours 
85 mm 
26 days 
poor 
5°C 
-3°C 
157 hours 
72 mm 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Shiroishi

Average weather in Zao

In January Zao generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Zao
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
8°C 
-0°C 
135 hours 
72 mm 
24 days 
poor 
5°C 
-3°C 
148 hours 
81 mm 
26 days 
poor 
5°C 
-3°C 
157 hours 
69 mm 
23 days 
poor 
Climate in Zao

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

Is January the best time to visit Miyagi?

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

Generally speaking, June, August and October provide pleasant weather in Sendai. On the other hand, the months of January, February, March and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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