Hakodate Weather in January

What's the weather like in Hakodate (Hokkaidō) in January 2023?

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

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 (20°F) is normal.

Hakodate weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -0°C 31.9°F
Nightly temperature -7°C 19.5°F
Average temperature -3.5°C 25.7°F
Daily sunshine 3.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 80 mm 3.1 ins
Rainy days 28 days
Sea temperature 7.7°C 45.8°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 13.7kph 9 mph

On average January is the 5th 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.

January temperatures in Hakodate

Hakodate average temperature in January

January rainfall

Hakodate average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Hakodate average rain in January

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 Hakodate in January 2022.

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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
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