ClimateForecastMarchApril >>

Shikoku weather in March

Considering a trip to Shikoku this March 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 Shikoku in March?

Shikoku is a region in Japan. March in Shikoku generally has cold temperatures, with high precipitation.

You can expect cold maximum daytime temperatures of around 6°C and nighttime temperatures around -3°C in Kōchi.

March is a rainy month with an average snow/rainfall of around 139 mm in Kōchi. Meanwhile, Kōchi enjoys close to 195 hours of sunlight. This means it's a great month if you prefer bright and sunny days.

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

Where to go in Shikoku in March

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

Map not visible? Whoops sorry! Please refresh the page.
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

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


In March Kōchi generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

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
177 hours 
133 mm 
20 days 
195 hours 
139 mm 
21 days 
April   >> April
199 hours 
129 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Kōchi

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

Is March the best time to visit Shikoku?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Kōchi, March 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.

Interested in more climate information?

We have much more information about the climate in Shikoku. Interested in the weather conditions in a specific month? Select the month below.

  • January      
  • February      
  • March      
  • April      
  • May      
  • June      
  • July      
  • August      
  • September      
  • October      
  • November      
  • December      
  • Weather and climate has detailed information for every country in the world. Are you going to Japan? Get detailed historical weather averages for many cities in Japan.

    Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.