Sapporo (Hokkaido), Japan: Best time to go and average weather

Discover the very best time to go to Sapporo (Hokkaido) in Japan from average climate conditions, below.

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When is the best time to go to Sapporo (Hokkaido)?

When is the best time to go to Sapporo (Hokkaido)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Sapporo (Hokkaido) are June and July
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and August
  • August is the best month for swimming

For full information about the climate and weather in Sapporo (Hokkaido) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in january
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in february
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in march
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in april
tolerable weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in may
good weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in june
good weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in july
tolerable weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in august
tolerable weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in september
tolerable weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in october
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in november
very bad weather Sapporo (Hokkaido) in december

Weather and climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

  • From january to april the climate is the worst possible. The record temperature this month is 27°C and, in april, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • In may the climate is just OK. It is for example 17°C as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 121mm each month.
  • In june the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 34°C and you can expect to have 154mm of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 25°C in average and it rains about 224mm each month.
  • In the month of august the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 18°C.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 15°C and it rains about 104mm each month.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 1°C°C and you can expect to have 151mm of rainfall/month during this period.

Sapporo (Hokkaido) : Sapporo Skyline (HOKKAIDO/JAPAN)



Chart: temperature and rainfall in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

The chart below allows you to look at the following seasonal norms for the city of Sapporo (Hokkaido): minimum and maximum temperatures, and the monthly volume of precipitation for each month of the year.

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