Nagano weather in April

Thinking about venturing to Nagano this April and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Nagano in April?

Nagano is a region in Japan. April in Nagano generally has temperatures that range from cold to moderate, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

During the day temperatures vary from cold in Omachi at 11°C to moderate in Ueda at 16°C. At night it cools down to 3°C in Ueda and 1°C in Omachi.

In April, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Komoro with an average of 110 mm to heavy rainfall in Omachi with 191 mm. Looking at the climate data spanning the last 30 years, this month usually has the lowest rainfall in Hakuba, marking it as the year's driest month. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 177 hours of sunlight expected in Hakuba. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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

Where to go in Nagano in April

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

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 Nagano

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Nagano?

Average weather in Hakuba

In April Hakuba generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hakuba
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
5°C 
-4°C 
145 hours 
209 mm 
22 days 
poor 
11°C 
1°C 
177 hours 
187 mm 
17 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
18°C 
8°C 
177 hours 
214 mm 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Hakuba

Average weather in Yamanouchi

In April Yamanouchi generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Yamanouchi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
7°C 
-3°C 
170 hours 
131 mm 
22 days 
poor 
13°C 
2°C 
198 hours 
116 mm 
17 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
9°C 
209 hours 
139 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Yamanouchi

Average weather in Matsumoto

In April Matsumoto generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Matsumoto
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
8°C 
-3°C 
170 hours 
161 mm 
18 days 
poor 
14°C 
2°C 
198 hours 
152 mm 
16 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
9°C 
209 hours 
166 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Matsumoto

Average weather in Nozawa Onsen

In April Nozawa Onsen generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 14°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Nozawa Onsen
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
7°C 
-2°C 
124 hours 
156 mm 
22 days 
poor 
14°C 
3°C 
182 hours 
128 mm 
17 days 
May   >> May
>>  
21°C 
10°C 
198 hours 
145 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Nozawa Onsen

Average weather in Karuizawa

In April Karuizawa generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 15°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 4°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Karuizawa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
9°C 
-2°C 
170 hours 
111 mm 
18 days 
poor 
15°C 
4°C 
198 hours 
122 mm 
16 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
209 hours 
154 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Karuizawa

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Is April the best time to visit Nagano?

In our opinion, April may not be the ideal time to visit Nagano due to the typically poor weather in Hakuba.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in offering mostly poor weather in Hakuba.

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