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    Hokkaido - Japan

    Niseko weather and climate

    Hokkaido - Japan

    Niseko weather and climate

    Day

    16 °C

    Night

    6 °C

    Sea

    10 °C

    Precipitation

    74 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    73 %

    Weather charts for Niseko

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-10-50510152025Precipitation (mm)0170
    Weather overview
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-10-50510152025Precipitation (mm)0170
    Wet days chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWet days1015202510152025
    Sunhours per day chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecSunhours per day0246810246810
    Wind chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecWind0246123456
    Humidity chart
    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecHumidity %657075808590657075808590
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    Weather overview for Niseko

    Weather overview

    Niseko (Japan) in general has a mild continental climate. The day temperatures range from -2.6 °C (27.3 °F) in January to 25.1 °C (77.2 °F) in August. The driest month is June with just 10 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 24 days of rain. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 17.4 °C (63.3 °F), the lowest in January with -9.6 °C (14.7 °F).

    January weather

    The wet season continues in Niseko. The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, while the day temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is -2.6 °C (27.3 °F). The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value being 24 days, while the rainfall amount starts to descent, with its value being 143 mm (5.64 in). The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed, with its value being -9.6 °C (14.7 °F).

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value of -1.5 °C (29.3 °F) in Niseko, while the sea temperature reaches its minimum, the value of this measure is 5.1 °C (41.1 °F). The wet season is taking place. The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 22 days, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, the value of this measure is 104 mm (4.08 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 2.5 °C (36.5 °F) in Niseko, while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is -5.0 °C (23.0 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, its value is 77 mm (3.05 in), and the number of rainy days continues to descent too, its value is 16 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value being 5 hours. The maximum of the wind speed is observable in this month.

    April weather

    The beginning of the rise of the sea temperature could be noticed, with its value of 6.8 °C (44.2 °F) in Niseko, while the day temperature continues to rise. The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too, the value of this measure is 70 mm (2.75 in). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 1.3 °C (34.3 °F). The humidity reaches its minimum, with its value of 71 %.

    May weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 15.8 °C (60.4 °F) in Niseko, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, with its value of 9.5 °C (49.1 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 11 days. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 6.0 °C (42.8 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) is on its maximum, its value is 6 hours.

    June weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 19.8 °C (67.6 °F) in Niseko, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too. The tourist season is at its beginning in June. The number of rainy days reaches its minimum, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable too, with its value of 69 mm (2.73 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, its value is 6 hours.

    July weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value being 22.8 °C (73.0 °F) in Niseko, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed too, with its value being 18.0 °C (64.3 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value being 119 mm (4.70 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 15.4 °C (59.7 °F). There is pending tourist season. The humidity reaches its maximum, with its value being 83 %.

    August weather

    The tourist season continues in August in Niseko. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, and the maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed as well in August. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 144 mm (5.67 in). The maximum of the night temperature is observable, with its value being 17.4 °C (63.3 °F). The wind speed reaches its minimum in this month.

    September weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, with its value of 21.3 °C (70.3 °F) in Niseko, and the sea temperature descent's start could be observed too, the value of this measure is 20.4 °C (68.8 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value being 14 days. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed. The tourist season is taking place. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    October weather

    The descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value of 16.8 °C (62.2 °F) in Niseko, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value being 14.7 °C (58.5 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, its value is 15 days, while the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, with its value of 120 mm (4.74 in). The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5.4 °C (41.7 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value of 5 hours.

    November weather

    The wet season is at its beginning in Niseko. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 7.0 °C (44.6 °F), and the sea temperature continues to descent as well. The rainfall amount starts to rise, its value is 150 mm (5.89 in), while the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 20 days. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, the value of this measure is 3 hours.

    December weather

    The wet season is taking place in Niseko. The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 0.2 °C (32.4 °F), and the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, its value is 9.2 °C (48.5 °F). The maximum of the rainfall amount is observable in this month. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is -6.3 °C (20.7 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, the value of this measure is 2 hours.

    FAQs

    Is May part of the dry season in Niseko?

    No, May is not a dry month in Niseko, expect rain approximately 11 days in a month.

    Are there good conditions to visit in June in Niseko?

    There are good conditions for visiting in June in Niseko. There are some people, who may feel a slight chill at 19.8 °C (67.6 °F), but others will feel perfectly fine. The temperature of 10.9 °C (51.6 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.

    What is the temperature in Niseko during the day in July?

    In July in Niseko, the average daily temperatures will be 22.8 °C (73.0 °F). A comfortable temperature for most people, where it is neither too cold nor too hot, and a large number of activities can be carried out comfortably, including sunbathing by the water. Lighter clothing will be suitable - shorts, skirts, t-shirts, jackets; a light sweater and long trousers may also be useful.

    Is August part of the wet season in Niseko?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Niseko - you can expect 12 days of rain during the month.

    What is the sea temperature in Niseko in September?

    The temperature of the sea in September in Niseko is 20.4 °C (68.8 °F). The sea at this temperature is quite cold, but it is already possible to stay in it for a long time and it is pleasantly refreshing on hot, steamy days.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Niseko in October?

    There are 15 days, which are rainy in Niseko in October, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.6 days of the week, or in general - 52 % days.