Shizuoka weather in January (Shizuoka, Japan)

How is the weather in Shizuoka in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Shizuoka generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 11°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around 4°C. On average, January has the most moderate temperatures of the year.

Shizuoka in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 96 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

With around 206 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, November typically offers the best circumstances. While February, March, April, June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Shizuoka climate page with graphs.


Shizuoka, monthly averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 3.7°C  
Max Temperature 10.6°C  
Chance of Rain 33%  
Precipitation 96 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 58%  
Sunshine 206 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Japan in January

Find out more about the weather in Japan in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Shizuoka in January?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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