The climate in Akita during January can be summarized as cold and wet.
January is in the winter in Akita and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (36°F), whilst at night -3°C (26°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||2.2°C 36°F|
|Nightly temperature||-3.4°C 25.9°F|
|Average temperature||-0.6°C 30.9°F|
|Daily sunshine||1.8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||128 mm 5 ins|
|Rainy days||30 days|
|Sea temperature||10.1°C 50.1°F|
|Windspeed||17.3kph 11 mph|
On average January is the 5th driest month of the year in Akita with around 128mm 5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 30 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Akita in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||August||28.5°C 83.3°F|
|Driest month:||February||93mm 3.7ins|
|Coldest month:||January||2.1°C 35.8°F|
|Wettest month:||August||188mm 7.4ins|