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Weather in April in Shikoku

Are you planning a trip a to Shikoku in April and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Shikoku in April?

Shikoku is a region in Japan. April in Shikoku generally has moderate temperatures, with high precipitation.


You can expect moderate maximum daytime temperatures of around 13°C and nighttime temperatures around 2°C in Kōchi.


April is a rainy month with an average rainfall of around 129 mm in Kōchi.

Average sunshine

Meanwhile, Kōchi enjoys close to 199 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

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

Where to go in Shikoku in April

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Shikoku on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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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

What is the weather like in April for the most popular destinonation in Shikoku?


In April Kōchi 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.

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195 hours 
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196 hours 
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Climate in Kōchi

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Is April the best time to visit Shikoku?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Kōchi, April may not be the ideal time to visit Shikoku.

On average, the best time to visit Shikoku is in June and August with generally pleasant weather in Kōchi. In contrast, January, February, March, April, November and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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