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, July, August and September
  • 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:

January 20°F/31°F
74%
4.3in
February 22°F/32°F
64%
3.6in
March 25°F/38°F
50%
3.7in
April 38°F/50°F
42%
3.4in
May 49°F/63°F
42%
3.7in
June 58°F/70°F
43%
4.4in
July 65°F/77°F
53%
7in
August 65°F/79°F
52%
6.7in
September 58°F/72°F
45%
5.2in
October 47°F/59°F
37%
3.5in
November 38°F/45°F
55%
4in
December 27°F/34°F
73%
4.8in

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 63°F as maximum temperature in may and it rains about 3.7in each month.
  • In june the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 94°F and you can expect to have 4.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of july the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 77°F in average and it rains about 7in 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 3.5in 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 4.8in of rainfall/month during this period.

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


Charts: temperature and rainfall in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Sapporo (Hokkaido): 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

Humidity



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