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    Hokkaido - Japan

    Sapporo weather and climate

    Hokkaido - Japan

    Sapporo weather and climate

    Day

    17 °C

    Night

    8 °C

    Sea

    9 °C

    Precipitation

    71 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    10 days

    in month

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

    Humidity

    71 %

    Weather charts for Sapporo

    JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec24681012Temperature (° C)-10-50510152025Precipitation (mm)0160
    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Wind chart
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    Humidity chart
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    Weather overview for Sapporo

    Weather overview

    Sapporo (Japan) in general has a mild continental climate. The day temperatures range from -0.5 °C (31.1 °F) in January to 25.9 °C (78.6 °F) in August. The least rainy month in Sapporo is June with its 9 days of rain, the rainiest month is January, when it rains 23 days. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 18.9 °C (66.0 °F), the lowest in January with -7.3 °C (18.9 °F).

    January weather

    The day temperature is on its minimum, with its value being -0.5 °C (31.1 °F) in Sapporo, while the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 6.4 °C (43.5 °F). The wet season is close to its peak. The number of rainy days is on its maximum, while the rainfall amount descent's start could be observed, its value is 103 mm (4.06 in). The minimum of the night temperature can be noticed.

    February weather

    The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, with its value of 0.1 °C (32.2 °F) in Sapporo, while the descent of the sea temperature can be observed, with its value being 4.7 °C (40.5 °F). The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 22 days, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 79 mm (3.12 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 4 hours. There is pending wet season.

    March weather

    The sea temperature is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 4.6 °C (40.3 °F) in Sapporo, while the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 3.8 °C (38.8 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 16 days, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too, its value is 70 mm (2.77 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 5 hours. The wind speed is on its maximum, with its value of 3.9.

    April weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 11.4 °C (52.5 °F) in Sapporo, while the sea temperature rise's start could be observed in this month. The minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value of 64 mm (2.54 in), while the number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 11 days. The rise of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 2.7 °C (36.9 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 6 hours.

    May weather

    The sea temperature continues to rise in Sapporo, and the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 17.2 °C (63.0 °F). The number of rainy days continues to descent, with its value of 10 days, while the rainfall amount starts to rise in this month. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in May. The rise of the night temperature can be observed.

    June weather

    The tourist season slowly starts in Sapporo. The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, its value is 13.6 °C (56.5 °F), and the day temperature continues to rise too, its value is 21.1 °C (70.0 °F). The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 12.5 °C (54.5 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, with its value being 9 days. The maximum of the day length is observable.

    July weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 24.3 °C (75.7 °F) in Sapporo, and the sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month as well, its value is 17.7 °C (63.8 °F). There is pending tourist season in July. The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed in July. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 17.2 °C (63.0 °F). The wind speed reaches its minimum in July.

    August weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Sapporo. The day temperature is on its maximum, and the maximum of the sea temperature is observable too in August. The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value of 11 days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, the value of this measure is 146 mm (5.73 in). The night temperature reaches its maximum in this month.

    September weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Sapporo. The day temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value being 22.3 °C (72.1 °F), and the sea temperature descent's start could be observed as well, its value is 20.1 °C (68.1 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent, with its value of 135 mm (5.33 in), while the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 13 days. The night temperature descent's start could be observed in this month.

    October weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 16.0 °C (60.8 °F) in Sapporo, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 16.6 °C (61.8 °F). The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 16 days, on the contrary the rainfall amount continues to descent. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, its value is 5 hours. The night temperature continues to descent.

    November weather

    The wet season is at its beginning in November in Sapporo. The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 12.5 °C (54.4 °F), and the descent of the day temperature can be observed too, its value is 8.2 °C (46.8 °F). The number of rainy days continues to rise, with its value being 20 days, while the rainfall amount rise's start could be observed, its value is 123 mm (4.82 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 1.1 °C (34.0 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 1.8 °C (35.2 °F) in Sapporo, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 9.1 °C (48.3 °F). The wet season is close to its peak. The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being -4.4 °C (24.1 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, its value is 2 hours.

    FAQs

    What is the night temperature in Sapporo in May?

    The average night temperature in Sapporo in May is 8.0 °C (46.4 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    What is the temperature in Sapporo during the day in June?

    In Sapporo in June, the average daily temperatures will be 21.1 °C (70.0 °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 July part of the wet season in Sapporo?

    No, there is no wet season in Sapporo in July - you can expect 10 days of rain during the month.

    Is it hot in Sapporo in August?

    In Sapporo in August, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the sea temperature in September in Sapporo?

    In Sapporo in September expect the sea to be warm at 20.1 °C (68.1 °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.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Sapporo in October?

    Sapporo can be visited in October - the weather will be moderate. A relatively low temperature of 16.0 °C (60.8 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The temperature of 7.3 °C (45.1 °F) at night may make it better to dine inside or to put on more clothes for a dinner outside.