The climate in Otaru during March can be summarized as cold and a little damp.
March is in the spring in Otaru and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (34°F), whilst at night -7°C (20°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||1°C 33.9°F|
|Nightly temperature||-6.5°C 20.3°F|
|Average temperature||-2.7°C 27.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||84 mm 3.3 ins|
|Rainy days||25 days|
|Sea temperature||4.4°C 40°F|
|Windspeed||11.9kph 7 mph|
On average March is the 4th driest month of the year in Otaru with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 5.2 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 Otaru in March 2022.
|Hottest month:||August||23.5°C 74.3°F|
|Driest month:||May||70mm 2.8ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-3.8°C 25.2°F|
|Wettest month:||August||152mm 6ins|