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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Wakkanai 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

Wakkanai January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-3°C 84mm 2.1hrs 10.3hrs 3°C

The weather in January in Wakkanai is characteristically cold and a little damp.

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

January is in the winter in Wakkanai and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -4°C (25°F), whilst at night -8°C (17°F) is normal.

On average December is the driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 30 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in January »

February

Wakkanai February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-3°C 60mm 3.8hrs 11.4hrs 2°C

February in Wakkanai 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 Wakkanai.

February is in the winter in Wakkanai and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -4°C (25°F), whilst at night -9°C (16°F) is normal.

On average December is the 2nd driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 60mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 26 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Wakkanai weather in February »

March

Wakkanai March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
1°C 59mm 5.4hrs 12.8hrs 3°C

The weather in March in Wakkanai is characteristically cold and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the spring in Wakkanai and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 1°C (33°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

On average December is the 3rd driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 59mm 2.3 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 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in March »

April

Wakkanai April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 56mm 6.3hrs 14.5hrs 4°C

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

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

April is in the spring in Wakkanai and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (45°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average December is the 4th driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 56mm 2.2 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 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in April »

May

Wakkanai May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 69mm 6.5hrs 16hrs 7°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Wakkanai and the temperature is generally cool.

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

May is in the spring in Wakkanai and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 6°C (42°F) is normal.

On average December is the 5th driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in May »

June

Wakkanai June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 67mm 6.3hrs 10.3hrs 11°C

Mild and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Wakkanai during the month of June

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

June is in the summer in Wakkanai and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 10°C (50°F) is normal.

On average December is the 6th driest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 67mm 2.6 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 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in June »

July

Wakkanai July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 92mm 5.5hrs 11.4hrs 16°C

July in Wakkanai is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

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

July is in the summer in Wakkanai and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 15°C (58°F) is normal.

On average December is the 6th wettest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 92mm 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 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in July »

August

Wakkanai August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 131mm 5.3hrs 12.8hrs 19°C

The weather in August in Wakkanai is characteristically warm and wet.

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

August is in the summer in Wakkanai and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average December is the 5th wettest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 131mm 5.2 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 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in August »

September

Wakkanai September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 133mm 6.4hrs 14.5hrs 18°C

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

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Wakkanai and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (67°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average December is the 4th wettest month of the year in Wakkanai 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 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in September »

October

Wakkanai October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
12°C 119mm 5hrs 16hrs 14°C

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

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 Wakkanai.

October is in the fall / autumn in Wakkanai and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 14°C (56°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average December is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 119mm 4.7 inches of rain making it a 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 5 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in October »

November

Wakkanai November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
5°C 121mm 2.6hrs 10.3hrs 9°C

November in Wakkanai is generally wet with the temperature being cool.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Wakkanai and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night 0°C (33°F) is normal.

On average December is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 121mm 4.7 inches of rain making it a wet 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 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in November »

December

Wakkanai December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-0°C 107mm 1.7hrs 11.4hrs 5°C

December in Wakkanai is generally damp with the temperature being cold.

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

December is in the winter in Wakkanai and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -0°C (32°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Wakkanai with around 107mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 29 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Wakkanai weather in December »

Other monthly averages

Wakkanai weather stats

Wakkanai weather statistics
Hottest month: August 21.8°C 71.2°F
Driest month: April 56mm 2.2ins
Sunniest month: September 6.4hrs
Coldest month: February -3.8°C 25.2°F
Wettest month: September 133mm 5.2ins
Warmest sea: August 19.3°C 66.7°F
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