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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Ōfunato, 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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Ōfunato weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Ōfunato 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

Ōfunato January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 42mm 5.6hrs 10.7hrs 10°C

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

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

January is in the winter in Ōfunato and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 3°C (38°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 42mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in January »

February

Ōfunato February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 57mm 5.8hrs 11.7hrs 8°C

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

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

February is in the winter in Ōfunato and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 3°C (38°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 57mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Ōfunato weather in February »

March

Ōfunato March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 84mm 6.3hrs 12.8hrs 8°C

The weather in March in Ōfunato is characteristically cool and a little damp.

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

March is in the spring in Ōfunato and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in March »

April

Ōfunato April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 133mm 6.6hrs 14.1hrs 9°C

Ōfunato's weather in April is typically cool and wet in nature.

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

April is in the spring in Ōfunato and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 133mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet 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.

Ōfunato weather in April »

May

Ōfunato May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 140mm 7.1hrs 15.2hrs 12°C

May is a wet month in Ōfunato and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the spring in Ōfunato and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 140mm 5.5 inches of rain making it a wet 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 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in May »

June

Ōfunato June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 151mm 5.5hrs 10.7hrs 16°C

Ōfunato's weather in June is typically mild and wet in nature.

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

June is in the summer in Ōfunato and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 151mm 5.9 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in June »

July

Ōfunato July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 166mm 5.1hrs 11.7hrs 20°C

July in Ōfunato is generally wet with the temperature being warm.

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

July is in the summer in Ōfunato and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 166mm 6.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in July »

August

Ōfunato August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
24°C 195mm 5.7hrs 12.8hrs 23°C

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

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

August is in the summer in Ōfunato and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 195mm 7.7 inches of rain making it a wet 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.

Ōfunato weather in August »

September

Ōfunato September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 190mm 4.7hrs 14.1hrs 22°C

Ōfunato's weather in September is typically warm and wet in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Ōfunato and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 190mm 7.5 inches of rain making it a wet 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 4.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in September »

October

Ōfunato October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
15°C 132mm 5.5hrs 15.2hrs 19°C

October is a wet month in Ōfunato and the temperature is generally mild.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Ōfunato and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 17°C (63°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 132mm 5.2 inches of rain making it a wet 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in October »

November

Ōfunato November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
10°C 91mm 5.2hrs 10.7hrs 16°C

Ōfunato's weather in November is typically cool and a little damp in nature.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Ōfunato and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in November »

December

Ōfunato December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 39mm 5.1hrs 11.7hrs 13°C

December in Ōfunato is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in Ōfunato and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (43°F), whilst at night -2°C (28°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Ōfunato with around 39mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Ōfunato weather in December »

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Ōfunato weather stats

Ōfunato weather statistics
Hottest month: August 26°C 78.8°F
Driest month: December 39mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: January 5.6hrs
Coldest month: January 2.9°C 37.2°F
Wettest month: August 195mm 7.7ins
Warmest sea: August 22.8°C 73°F
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