When is the best time to go to Matsumoto?

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

  • The best month for good weather in Matsumoto is September
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • July is the rainiest month

Annual weather in Matsumoto

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

January 18°F/38°F
February 20°F/40°F
March 27°F/49°F
April 36°F/59°F
May 47°F/72°F
June 56°F/77°F
July 63°F/83°F
August 63°F/86°F
September 54°F/77°F
October 45°F/67°F
November 36°F/56°F
December 25°F/43°F

Weather and climate in Matsumoto

Matsumoto enjoys a warm-summer humid continental climate (without dry season) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Matsumoto is 63°F (ranging from 38°F in january to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 97in, with a minimum of 5.2in in november and a maximum of 14.1in in july.
  • Between january and april the climate is very unfavorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 50°F and it rains about 27% of the time in april.
  • From may to august the climate is just OK. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in august.
  • In the month of september the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 67°F and you can expect to have 8.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 67°F and it rains about 22% of the time in october.
  • Between november and december the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 32°F and it rains in december about 6.1in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Matsumoto

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


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