Oita weather in January

Considering a trip to Oita this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Oita in January?

Oita is a region in Japan. January in Oita generally has cold temperatures, with moderate precipitation. During January, winter is in full swing.

The average maximum temperatures are cold and range from 9°C in Kokonoe to 11°C in Oita. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 4°C in Oita and -1°C in Kokonoe. 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 rainfall in Beppu with an average of 62 mm to moderate rainfall in Kokonoe with 77 mm. Yufu enjoys a balanced 148 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

For a closer look at January's conditions in Oita, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Oita's yearly weather, check out our Oita climate page.

Where to go in Oita in January

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

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

Average weather in Yufu

In January Yufu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Yufu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
12°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
65 mm 
16 days 
10°C 
1°C 
148 hours 
69 mm 
19 days 
poor 
11°C 
2°C 
150 hours 
89 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Yufu

Average weather in Beppu

In January Beppu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 3°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Beppu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
13°C 
5°C 
150 hours 
59 mm 
15 days 
10°C 
3°C 
148 hours 
62 mm 
17 days 
poor 
11°C 
3°C 
150 hours 
80 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Beppu

Average weather in Kokonoe

In January Kokonoe generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kokonoe
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
11°C 
1°C 
150 hours 
71 mm 
17 days 
9°C 
-1°C 
148 hours 
77 mm 
19 days 
poor 
10°C 
-0°C 
150 hours 
102 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Kokonoe

Average weather in Hita

In January Hita generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 10°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hita
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
12°C 
2°C 
120 hours 
72 mm 
17 days 
10°C 
0°C 
103 hours 
73 mm 
19 days 
poor 
11°C 
1°C 
125 hours 
97 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Hita

Average weather in Taketa

In January Taketa generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Taketa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
12°C 
1°C 
150 hours 
65 mm 
14 days 
9°C 
-1°C 
148 hours 
71 mm 
16 days 
poor 
11°C 
0°C 
150 hours 
93 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Taketa

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

Is January the best time to visit Oita?

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

Generally speaking, April, May and October provide pleasant weather in Yufu. In contrast, January, June and July tend to have poor weather conditions.

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