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Shikoku weather in February

Thinking about venturing to Shikoku this February 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 Shikoku in February?

Shikoku is a region in Japan. February in Shikoku generally has cold temperatures, with high precipitation. During February, winter is in full swing.

You can expect cold maximum daytime temperatures of around 2°C and nighttime temperatures around -6°C in Kōchi. February is a very cold month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.

February is a rainy month with an average snow/rainfall of around 133 mm in Kōchi. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 177 hours of sunlight expected in Kōchi. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

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

Where to go in Shikoku in February

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 February for the most popular destinonation in Shikoku?


In February Kōchi generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 2°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -6°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

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<<   January January
192 hours 
143 mm 
22 days 
177 hours 
133 mm 
20 days 
March   >> March
195 hours 
139 mm 
21 days 
Climate in Kōchi

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Is February the best time to visit Shikoku?

In our view, February might not be the best time to travel to Shikoku with often poor weather in Kōchi.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in June and August offering mostly pleasant weather in Kōchi. The weather in January, February, March, April, November and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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