When is the best time to go to Akita?

When is the best time to go to Akita? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Akita are May, June, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • February is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July, August, October, November and December
  • The best months for swimming are July, August and September

Annual weather in Akita

For full information about the climate and weather in Akita a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 32°F/38°F
February 32°F/38°F
March 38°F/45°F
April 47°F/54°F
May 56°F/65°F
June 65°F/72°F
July 72°F/79°F
August 74°F/83°F
September 68°F/76°F
October 58°F/65°F
November 49°F/54°F
December 38°F/43°F

Weather and climate in Akita

Akita enjoys a humid subtropical climate (without dry season and with hot summer) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Akita is 59°F (ranging from 38°F in january to 83°F in august). Annual rainfall is 102.2in, with a minimum of 5.8in in may and a maximum of 11.4in in july.
  • Between january and march the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 61°F.
  • In the month of april the climate is unfavorable. The record temperature this month is 72°F and it rains about 6in each month.
  • Between may and june the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 92°F and you can expect to have 6.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is just OK. In average, on the morning it is 72°F.
  • Between august and october the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 58°F and you can expect to have 9.3in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of november the climate is unfavorable. It is for example 54°F as maximum temperature in november.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 40°F and it rains in december about 11.1in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Akita

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Akita: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Akita

Find out when Akita has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Akita

  • Very low season in Akita
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February and March.
  • Low season in Akita
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: December.
  • High season in Akita
    The number of visitors to Akita is high in: April, May, June, July, September, October and November.
  • Peak season in Akita
    The largest number of tourists visiting Akita is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Akita month by month

Best time for low prices in Akita

Average prices of hotels in Akita month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Akita. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Akita

On average, it costs $ 57 per day to hire a car in Akita. This price varies by $ 11 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 53 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in may is $ 63.

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