When is the best time to go to Sendai (Honshu)?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Sendai (Honshu) are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are July and August
  • The rainiest months are July, August, September and October
  • The best months for swimming are July, August and September

Annual weather in Sendai (Honshu)

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

January 32°F/40°F
February 32°F/41°F
March 38°F/49°F
April 47°F/59°F
May 58°F/70°F
June 65°F/74°F
July 72°F/81°F
August 74°F/85°F
September 68°F/77°F
October 58°F/68°F
November 49°F/58°F
December 38°F/45°F

Weather and climate in Sendai (Honshu)

Sendai (Honshu) 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 Sendai (Honshu) is 63°F (ranging from 40°F in january to 85°F in august). Annual rainfall is 63.6in, with a minimum of 2.6in in december and a maximum of 8in in october.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is very unfavorable. The temperature rises to 49°F and it rains about 4.5in each month.
  • In april the climate is not good, but still OK. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and you can expect to have 5.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 74°F in average and you can expect to have 5.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In july the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 94°F and it rains in july about 8in.
  • From august to october the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 68°F°C and it rains about 8in each month.
  • In the month of november the climate is okay. The temperature rises to 58°F and it rains about 13% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 45°F in average and it rains in december about 2.6in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Sendai (Honshu)

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

Find out when Sendai (Honshu) 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 Sendai (Honshu)

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

Figure: Visitor index for Sendai (Honshu) month by month

Best time for low prices in Sendai (Honshu)

Average prices of hotels in Sendai (Honshu) month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Sendai (Honshu). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, October is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Sendai (Honshu)

A return flight between London and Sendai (Honshu) is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 889 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 445 more for your airline ticket to Sendai (Honshu) if you go in july.

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Average price of hiring a car in Sendai (Honshu)

On average, it costs $ 56 per day to hire a car in Sendai (Honshu). This price varies by $ 13 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 50 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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