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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Hakodate, Japan. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Hakodate weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Hakodate are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Hakodate January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-0°C 80mm 3.1hrs 10.6hrs 8°C

The climate in Hakodate during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hakodate for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Hakodate and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -0°C (32°F), whilst at night -7°C (19°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in January »

February

Hakodate February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
0°C 63mm 3.8hrs 11.6hrs 6°C

February in Hakodate is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hakodate for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Hakodate and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (33°F), whilst at night -7°C (20°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 63mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 25 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in February »

March

Hakodate March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
4°C 64mm 5.4hrs 12.8hrs 6°C

The weather in March in Hakodate is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hakodate.

March is in the spring in Hakodate and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 5°C (40°F), whilst at night -3°C (26°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 64mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 24 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in March »

April

Hakodate April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 79mm 6.6hrs 14.2hrs 7°C

Hakodate's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hakodate, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Hakodate and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in April »

May

Hakodate May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 74mm 7hrs 15.5hrs 10°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Hakodate and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hakodate, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Hakodate and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (62°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 74mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in May »

June

Hakodate June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 84mm 6.1hrs 10.6hrs 15°C

The climate in Hakodate during June can be summarized as mild and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hakodate, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Hakodate and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 12°C (53°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Hakodate with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in June »

July

Hakodate July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
21°C 117mm 5.4hrs 11.6hrs 19°C

July in Hakodate is generally damp with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hakodate, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Hakodate and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 117mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in July »

August

Hakodate August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 156mm 5.5hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

The weather in August in Hakodate is characteristically warm, humid and wet.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hakodate, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Hakodate and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 156mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in August »

September

Hakodate September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 171mm 5.8hrs 14.2hrs 21°C

Hakodate's weather in September is typically mild and wet in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hakodate, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

September is in the fall / autumn in Hakodate and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 14°C (56°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 171mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in September »

October

Hakodate October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 101mm 5.7hrs 15.5hrs 18°C

October is a damp month in Hakodate and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hakodate, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Hakodate and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 101mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in October »

November

Hakodate November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 106mm 3.7hrs 10.6hrs 14°C

Hakodate's weather in November is typically cool and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hakodate for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Hakodate and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 106mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in November »

December

Hakodate December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 87mm 2.6hrs 11.6hrs 11°C

December in Hakodate is generally a little damp with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hakodate for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Hakodate and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 3°C (38°F), whilst at night -4°C (25°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Hakodate with around 87mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 28 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Hakodate weather in December »

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Hakodate weather stats

Hakodate weather statistics
Hottest month: August 25.3°C 77.5°F
Driest month: February 63mm 2.5ins
Sunniest month: October 5.7hrs
Coldest month: January -0.2°C 31.6°F
Wettest month: September 171mm 6.7ins
Warmest sea: August 22.1°C 71.8°F
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