Yamagata weather in April

Planning a getaway to Yamagata this April and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Yamagata in April?

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

You can expect moderate maximum daytime temperatures of around 15°C and nighttime temperatures around 4°C in Zao Onsen.

In April, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Yamagata with an average of 102 mm to high rainfall in Tsuruoka with 139 mm. Meanwhile, Zao Onsen enjoys approximately 195 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

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

Where to go in Yamagata in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in Yamagata 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 Yamagata

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

Average weather in Zao Onsen

In April Zao Onsen 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.

Zao 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
<<  
8°C 
-2°C 
181 hours 
106 mm 
24 days 
poor 
15°C 
4°C 
195 hours 
103 mm 
18 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
190 hours 
98 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Zao Onsen

Average weather in Tsuruoka

In April Tsuruoka generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Tsuruoka
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
7°C 
1°C 
171 mm 
26 days 
poor 
13°C 
5°C 
139 mm 
18 days 
poor 
May   >> May
>>  
19°C 
11°C 
137 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Tsuruoka

Average weather in Yamagata

In April Yamagata 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.

Yamagata
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 
-2°C 
181 hours 
110 mm 
24 days 
poor 
14°C 
3°C 
195 hours 
102 mm 
18 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
190 hours 
96 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Yamagata

Average weather in Tendo

In April Tendo 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.

Tendo
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 
-2°C 
181 hours 
109 mm 
24 days 
poor 
15°C 
4°C 
195 hours 
103 mm 
18 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
190 hours 
99 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Tendo

Average weather in Kaminoyama

In April Kaminoyama 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.

Kaminoyama
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 
181 hours 
112 mm 
24 days 
poor 
14°C 
3°C 
195 hours 
104 mm 
18 days 
May   >> May
>>  
20°C 
10°C 
190 hours 
98 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Kaminoyama

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Is April the best time to visit Yamagata?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Zao Onsen, April may not be the ideal time to visit Yamagata.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in May offering mostly perfect weather in Zao Onsen. On the other hand, the weather in January, February, March and December tend to be poor.

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