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 May, June and July
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The coldest months are January and February
  • 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
January 22°F/32°F
78%
February 22°F/32°F
67%
March 25°F/38°F
52%
April 38°F/50°F
45%
May 49°F/65°F
42%
June 58°F/72°F
44%
July 65°F/79°F
51%
August 65°F/79°F
54%
September 58°F/74°F
49%
October 47°F/59°F
45%
November 40°F/45°F
59%
December 27°F/34°F
76%

Weather and climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

  • From january to april the climate is the worst possible. The record temperature this month is 81°F and, in april, 13 days of rain are expected.
  • In may the climate is just OK. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 3.9in each month.
  • In june the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 94°F and you can expect to have 4.8in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 79°F in average and it rains about 7.5in each month.
  • In the month of august the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 65°F.
  • Between the months of september and october the climate is passable, but still OK. The temperature rises to 59°F and it rains about 4in each month.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 34°F°C and you can expect to have 5.7in of rainfall/month during this period.

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