Wakkanai Weather in January

What's the weather like in Wakkanai, Japan in January?

The climate in Wakkanai during January can be summarized as cold and a little damp.

January 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 -8°C (17°F) is normal.

Wakkanai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -3.7°C 25.4°F
Nightly temperature -8.4°C 17°F
Average temperature -6°C 21.2°F
Daily sunshine 2.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 84 mm 3.3 ins
Rainy days 30 days
Sea temperature 2.6°C 36.6°F
Humidity 75%
Windspeed 16.9kph 11 mph

On average January is the 6th 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.

January temperatures in Wakkanai

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2018.

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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
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