Otaru Weather in March

What's the weather like in Otaru (Hokkaidō) in March 2023?

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.

Otaru weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 72%
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.

March temperatures in Otaru

Otaru average temperature in March

March rainfall

Otaru average rain in March

March hourly sunshine

Otaru average rain in March

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.

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Otaru weather stats

Otaru weather statistics
Hottest month: August 23.5°C 74.3°F
Driest month: May 70mm 2.8ins
Sunniest month: April 6.4hrs
Coldest month: January -3.8°C 25.2°F
Wettest month: August 152mm 6ins
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