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Kita no Canary Park elementary school set from the award-winning 2012 Japanese film, Kita no Kanaria-tachi (Canaries of the North), Rebun Island, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

Kita no Canary Park elementary school set from the award-winning 2012 Japanese film, Kita no Kanaria-tachi (Canaries of the North), Rebun Island, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

Hokkaido Weather in August! Temperature, rain, clothes

August is said to be the best season for sightseeing in . However, recently, due to global warming, the typhoon attacking Japan is increasing, and the damage of typhoons has become noticeable even in , which was said to have no influence of typhoons until now. Although is basically comfortable in August, please be aware of the latest forecast. On this page, I will explain the weather in August. In order to make it easy to imagine the weather in August, I will include photos taken in August below. Please refer when you plan your itinerary.

Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know.

The red brick former Hokkaido Government office is popular tourist destination. Featured here day scene of the attraction during winter with snow = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in January! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in January. If you travel in Hokkaido in January, please do not forget enough winter protection such as a coat. In the west side of Hokkaido, the clouds coming from the Sea of Japan will snow and so much snow is piled up. On the east side of Hokkaido, snow does not fall as far as the west side. However, the temperature sometimes falls below freezing point 10 degrees. Please be careful. This article contains a lot of pictures to help you imagine the weather in January in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are some articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in January. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in January2 Weather in Hokkaido in January (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early January4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of January5 Hokkaido weather in late January6 Recommended Videos Q & A about Hokkaido in January Does snow fall in January in Hokkaido? It snows all over Hokkaido in January. Especially from mid-January, there is a lot of snow. Moist clouds coming from the Sea of Japan hit Hokkaido mountains and cause snow. It snows often in Niseko, Otaru and Sapporo near the Sea of Japan. On the other hand, in eastern Hokkaido on the Pacific side, it is ...

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Snow sculpture at Sapporo Snow Festival site on February in Sapporo, Hokkaido, japan. The Festival is held annually at Sapporo Odori Park = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in February! Temperature, rain, clothes

In February, a lot of winter festivals are held in Hokkaido, including the Sapporo Snow Festival. For this reason, there are so many people going to Hokkaido at this time. However, in February Hokkaido is very cold. If you plan to travel in February, please do not forget enough cold protection. On this page, I will explain the weather of Hokkaido in February. This article contains a lot of pictures to help you imagine the weather in February in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in February. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in February2 Weather in Hokkaido in February (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early February4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of February5 Hokkaido weather in late February Q & A about Hokkaido in February Does snow fall in February in Hokkaido? It snows very well in Hokkaido in February. There may be a lot of snow piled up. How cold is Hokkaido in February? February is a very cold time along with January. Especially in the first half of February, the daytime maximum temperature is almost below freezing. What kind of clothes should we wear in February in Hokkaido? In February, in Hokkaido you need full-fledged winter clothing. For winter clothes in Hokkaido, please refer to the following article. When ...

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General view of people snowboarding on a tree-lined piste in the Niseko Grand Hirafu ski resort, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in March! Temperature, rain, clothes

The Japanese archipelago enter the transition period from winter to spring every March. The weather is unstable and wind is strong at this time. Even in Hokkaido, the temperature will gradually rise at this time and you will be informed that spring is approaching. But in Hokkaido you must neglect cold weather countermeasures. Even in March, snow falls often in Hokkaido. By late March, there will be more rain than snow. However, in ski resorts such as Niseko, you can continue to enjoy the world of snow. On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in March. This article contains many pictures that will help you imagine the weather in March in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in March. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in March2 Weather in Hokkaido in March (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early March4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of March5 Hokkaido weather in late March Q & A about Hokkaido in March Does snow fall in March in Hokkaido? Snow falls in Hokkaido even in March. But spring is approaching gradually. You can enjoy winter sports in Niseko, etc., but warm days are also increasing in urban areas. The snow is gradually melting. How cold is Hokkaido in March? Hokkaido in March ...

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In late April, tourists walking in Goryokaku Park, watching beautiful cherry blossoms, Hakodate, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in April! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in April. The weather of Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. In Hokkaido, snow may still fall even in April. It gets much warmer during the day, but sometimes it is pretty cold, so beware. This article contains many pictures that will help you imagine the weather in April in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in April. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in April2 Weather in Hokkaido in April (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early April4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of April5 Hokkaido weather in late April Q & A about Hokkaido in April Does snow fall in April in Hokkaido? In the first half of April, snow may fall in some cities such as Asahikawa and Sapporo. However, in urban areas, basically you can not expect a snow scene. On the other hand, snow falls in the mountains. You can still enjoy winter sports at Niseko and other ski resorts. How cold is Hokkaido in April? The temperature of Hokkaido will gradually rise in April. By mid April, the daytime maximum temperature will exceed 10 degrees Celsius. In urban areas such as Sapporo, cherry blossoms begin to bloom in late April, and spring comes. What kind of ...

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It is Spring landscape, Maeda Forest Park of people who walks and walks around the canal of Sapporo City Hokkaido Park

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in May! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will introduce Hokkaido weather in May. At this time, full-scale spring comes to Hokkaido. The cherry blossoms bloom one month later than Tokyo, and then the fresh green begins to shine. You will be able to explore beautiful tourist areas with a pleasant climate. This article contains a lot of pictures to help you imagine the weather in May in Hokkaido, so please refer to them. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in May. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in May2 Weather in Hokkaido in May (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early May4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of May5 Hokkaido weather in late May Q & A about Hokkaido in May Does snow fall in May in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in May. However, in some large ski resorts such as Niseko, you can ski until about May 6th. How cold is Hokkaido in May? Hokkaido has a spring climate in May. You can travel comfortably. What kind of clothes should we wear in May in Hokkaido? Spring clothes are desirable in May. For spring clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If you want to enjoy the winter snow scene, January and February are the best seasons. If ...

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Sapporo street car at the station on June 16, 2015. Sapporo street car is a tram network since 1909, located in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in June! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you plan to travel in Japan in June, I recommend you to add Hokkaido to your itinerary. Japan is generally rainy and humid in June. However, there are not so many rains in Hokkaido. Unlike Tokyo and Osaka, you will enjoy a pleasant journey. On this page, I will explain the weather in Hokkaido in June. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in June. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in June2 Weather in Hokkaido in June (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early June4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of June5 Hokkaido weather in late June Q & A about Hokkaido in June Does snow fall in June in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in June. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in June? In Furano and Biei in Hokkaido, lavender begins to bloom from late June. Poppy and lupine bloom in addition to this in June. How cold is Hokkaido in June? The season changes from spring to in Hokkaido in June. So basically it's not cold, but it's cool in the morning and evening. What kind of clothes should we wear in June in Hokkaido? Spring clothes are desirable in Hokkaido in June. For spring clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time to visit Hokkaido? If ...

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Irodori field, Tomita farm, Furano, Japan. It is the famous and beautiful flower fields in Hokkaido = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in July! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in July. July is definitely the best season of sightseeing. Every year at this time many tourists from Japan and abroad come to Hokkaido. In Hokkaido, it is rare that it will get hot like Tokyo or Osaka. The cool down of the morning and evening will be relieved, so you should be able to enjoy a truly comfortable trip. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in July. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in July2 Weather in Hokkaido in July (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early July4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of July5 Hokkaido weather in late July Q & A about Hokkaido in July Does snow fall in July in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in July. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in July? Lavender will reach its peak in Hokkaido in July. Especially from the middle of July the flower fields are beautiful. How cold is Hokkaido in July? Hokkaido will have a summer tourist season in July. It is not cold, but it is cool in the morning and evening. What kind of clothes should we wear in July in Hokkaido? Summer clothes will be fine in July. However, it is cool in the morning and evening in Hokkaido, so ...

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Kita no Canary Park elementary school set from the award-winning 2012 Japanese film, Kita no Kanaria-tachi (Canaries of the North), Rebun Island, Hokkaido = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in August! Temperature, rain, clothes

August is said to be the best season for sightseeing in Hokkaido. However, recently, due to global warming, the typhoon attacking Japan is increasing, and the damage of typhoons has become noticeable even in Hokkaido, which was said to have no influence of typhoons until now. Although Hokkaido is basically comfortable in August, please be aware of the latest weather forecast. On this page, I will explain the Hokkaido weather in August. In order to make it easy to imagine the weather in August, I will include photos taken in August below. Please refer when you plan your itinerary. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in August. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in August2 Weather in Hokkaido in August (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early August4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of August5 Hokkaido weather in late August Q & A about Hokkaido in August Does snow fall in August in Hokkaido? There is no snow in Hokkaido in August. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in August? In Hokkaido, various flowers bloom in the flower fields and they become very colorful. Lavender blooms until the beginning of August. How cold is Hokkaido in August? Even in Hokkaido, it is hot in the daytime in August. But the morning and evening are relatively cool. What kind of clothes ...

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Panoramic Flower Gardens Shikisai-no-oka in Sapporo, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in September! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in September. September is the time of transition from summer to autumn. So, in Hokkaido, it gets pretty cool even in the daytime. The weather is a bit unstable and the days of rain increase. But at the same time, the number of tourists is considerably reduced compared to August. You will be able to travel leisurely. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in September. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in September2 Weather in Hokkaido in September (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early September4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of September5 Hokkaido weather in late September Q & A about Hokkaido in September Does snow fall in September in Hokkaido? Basically, no snow falls in Hokkaido in September. However, it starts snowing in September at the top of mountain areas such as Daisetsuzan. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in September? Even in September, beautiful flowers are blooming in Hokkaido. However, lavender flowers are not blooming. How cold is Hokkaido in September? In September, the morning and evening are pretty cool. What kind of clothes should we wear in September in Hokkaido? Autumn clothes are desirable in Hokkaido in September. For the fall clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article. When is the best time ...

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The yellow larch tree in beautiful landscape view in autumn. October 28, 2017 Biei, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in October! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will explain the weather in Hokkaido in October. During this period, Hokkaido is in autumn. Autumn leaves are beautiful even in cities such as Sapporo from mid-October. However, it is cold in the morning and evening, so please pack your winter clothes in a suitcase. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in October. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in October2 Weather in Hokkaido in October (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early October4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of October5 Hokkaido weather in late October Q & A about Hokkaido in October Does snow fall in October in Hokkaido? Snow falls in mountain areas such as Daisetsuzan. Even in plains such as Sapporo, there are occasions when the first snow falls in late October. However, October is basically the autumnal season in the plains. Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in October? The flowering season has passed, but by the middle of October you can see some flowers. You may be able to see the snowy mountains in the distance. How cold is Hokkaido in October? Hokkaido is a short fall in October. However, in late October, the morning and evening temperatures will drop to around 5 ° C, and a long winter will be approaching. What kind of clothes should we wear in October ...

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Sapporo Old City Hall during autumn. Trees surrounding the building change into fall colour and give this famous tourist hotspot a beautiful looks = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in November! Temperature, rain, clothes

On this page, I will introduce about the weather in Hokkaido in November. Beautiful autumn leaves were seen in October, but leaves fall from the deciduous trees in November. Full-fledged winter will come. Please prepare enough winter clothes before you leave for Hokkaido. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in November. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in November2 Weather in Hokkaido in November (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early November4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of November5 Hokkaido weather in late November Q & A about Hokkaido in November Does snow fall in November in Hokkaido? In Hokkaido, it sometimes begins to snow from November. However, the snow has not accumulated yet and will melt. In late November, depending on the area, snow will gradually accumulate. How cold is Hokkaido in November? In Hokkaido, winter begins in November. It will still exceed 10 degrees Celsius in the daytime, but will be below freezing in the morning and evening. Hokkaido in November is colder than Tokyo in December. What kind of clothes should we wear in November in Hokkaido? You need a court in November. It may be better to wear tights under the pants, especially in late November. It is sometimes slippery with snow in late November. I recommend wearing boots instead of heels. Please refer to the following ...

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A man using shovel to removes snow and clear the road after snowfall, hakodate, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Hokkaido Weather in December! Temperature, rain, clothes

If you plan to go to Hokkaido in December, you will be wondering how cold it is. So, on this page, I will explain about the weather in Hokkaido in December. Hokkaido is much colder than Tokyo and Osaka. In the area on the side of the Sea of Japan, snow falls often. So, please do not forget coat, muffler etc. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Hokkaido. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles about the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in December. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful. Table of Contents1 Q & A about Hokkaido in December2 Weather in Hokkaido in December (overview)3 Hokkaido weather in early December4 Hokkaido weather in the middle of December5 Hokkaido weather in late December Q & A about Hokkaido in December Does snow fall in December in Hokkaido? It snows often in Hokkaido in December. Snow is piled up in ski areas such as Niseko. However, in cities such as Sapporo, it is from about the middle of December that snow begins to pile up in earnest. How cold is Hokkaido in Decenber? Hokkaido is very cold in December. The maximum daytime temperature is below 2 degrees Celsius, especially after mid-December. What kind of clothes should we wear in December in Hokkaido? In December, you need adequate winter protection. For the clothes of Hokkaido in winter, please refer to the following article if you like. When is the best time to ...

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Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Osaka in August. Tokyo and Osaka have different weather conditions from Hokkaido, so please be careful.

People, mostly youngsters, walk through Takeshita Dori near Harajuku train station. Takeshita Dori is modern Japan's fashion trends = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Tokyo Weather in August! Temperature, rain, clothes

In Tokyo, it is very hot in August. Unlike Hokkaido, the humidity is very high in Tokyo. So, if you travel Tokyo in August, bring airy summer clothes. As the air conditioners are listening in the building, you also need a jacket. In August, typhoons may hit Tokyo. So be careful with the latest weather forecast. On this page, I will introduce Tokyo's weather in August. I also posted a lot of photos taken during this time, please refer to. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Tokyo. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in August. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo. For summer clothes, please refer to the following article. Table of Contents1 Weather in Tokyo in August (overview)2 Tokyo weather in early August (2018)3  Tokyo weather in the middle of August (2018)4 Tokyo weather in late August (2018) Weather in Tokyo in August (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in August ※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010) The maximum temperature during the day in Tokyo in August exceeds 30 degrees Celsius almost every day. Recently it has exceeded 35 degrees and has reached nearly 40 degrees. Humidity is also high. If it is dry, I think that it is still easy to spend, but ...

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The Namba Parks, a shopping center in the Namba district, Osaka, Japan = Shutterstock

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2018/6/12

Osaka Weather in August! Temperature and precipitation

On this page, I will explain the weather in Osaka in August. I used to live in Osaka before. Osaka is really hot in August. So, if you travel in Osaka in August, I recommend that you spend sometimes in an air-conditioned room so that you will not consume your strength. Below are articles about the monthly weather in Osaka. Slide it and check the weather you want to know. Below are articles on the weather in Tokyo and Hokkaido in August. If you plan to go to Hokkaido besides Osaka, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Osaka. Table of Contents1 Weather in Osaka in August (overview)2 Osaka weather in early August (2018)3 Osaka weather in the middle of August (2018)4 Osaka weather in late August (2018) Weather in Osaka in August (overview) Graph: Temperature change in Osaka in August ※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010) The weather in Osaka is roughly the same as other major cities in Honshu such as Tokyo. However, compared to Tokyo etc., the city center of Osaka is a bit hotter in August. In the center of Osaka, green is small, except for some Osaka Castle and others. The asphalt road is getting hot with strong sunlight, so if you walk all the way there is a risk of exhausting your fitness. For this reason, I would like to recommend the following three things. First, please ...

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Q & A about Hokkaido in August

Does snow fall in August in Hokkaido?

There is no snow in Hokkaido in August.

Are flowers blooming in Hokkaido in August?

In Hokkaido, various flowers bloom in the flower fields and they become very colorful. Lavender blooms until the beginning of August.

How cold is Hokkaido in August?

Even in Hokkaido, it is hot in the daytime in August. But the morning and evening are relatively cool.

What kind of clothes should we wear in August in Hokkaido?

If you are traveling to Hokkaido in August, please prepare summer clothes. As it is cool in the morning and evening, you should bring a jacket, cardigan, etc. For summer clothes in Japan, please refer to the following article.

Summer Wear in Japan! What should you wear?

If you were going to visit Japan in the summer, what kind of clothes should you wear? Summer in Japan is as hot as tropical regions. Humidity is also high. So for summer you may want to prepare a cool short sleeve clothing that is easy to escape the heat. However, ...

When is the best time to visit Hokkaido?

If you want to enjoy the winter snow scene, January and February are the best seasons. If you want to see beautiful flower fields, July and August are the best.

 

Weather in Hokkaido in August (overview)

Temperature change in Hokkaido (Sapporo) in August

Graph: Temperature change in Hokkaido (Sapporo) in August

Graph: Temperature change in Hokkaido (Sapporo) in August

※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010)

As you can see from the above graph, Hokkaido is hot in August. However, the temperature will gradually decline after the middle of August.

Overview

View of the Former Hokkaido Government Office in August, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

View of the Former Hokkaido Government Office in August, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

August 3, 2017: Colorful views of the rolling hills of Shikisai-no-Oka ,Biei, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

August 3, 2017: Colorful views of the rolling hills of Shikisai-no-Oka ,Biei, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

Beginners can also enjoy horseback riding at the horse riding facility “WILDMUSTANG'S” in Jozankei, Sapporo, Hokkaido

Beginners can also enjoy horseback riding at the horse riding facility “WILDMUSTANG'S” in Jozankei, Sapporo, Hokkaido

Even in August, Hokkaido does not exceed 35 degrees like Tokyo or Kyoto. The highest temperature in the daytime stays in the first half of 30 degrees and the air is relatively dry, so it is comfortable. If you are in the shade, you are rather cool.

Hokkaido is cold in the morning and the night throughout the year, but in August it is rare that the temperature falls below 10 degrees even in the morning and evening.

Beautiful flowers are blooming in sightseeing spots. You can enjoy activities such as horse riding and canoeing in a very comfortable environment.

August is one of the best seasons for traveling to Hokkaido. Every year, many tourists come to Hokkaido from home and abroad.

However, recently, the impact of the typhoon is getting bigger even in Hokkaido.

When typhoons usually come to Hokkaido, forces are weakened and often change to temperate low pressure. However, recently typhoons are coming to Hokkaido without any decline. Or it may cause heavy rain. For this reason, stopping the plane and railway occasionally happens.

Perhaps I may be over-emphasizing about typhoon damage. If you actually go to Hokkaido in August, you may have a nice weather and keep on a pleasant journey. However, I will dare to emphasize. When you leave for Japan, please check the weather forecast. While you are staying in Hokkaido, please try to get the latest weather forecast.

The following is weather data of August of Hokkaido released by Japan Meteorological Agency. Please refer to this and prepare for your trip. I wish you a pleasant trip!

 

Hokkaido weather in early August

Map of Hokkaido

Map of Hokkaido

Weather data in Hokkaido (early August)

Highest temperature

(Lowest temperature)

Total precipitation

(Total snowfall depth)

Sapporo26.3℃ (18.8℃)25.4mm (--)
Otaru26.0℃ (19.0℃)37.2mm (--)
Asahikawa27.3℃ (17.7℃)44.3mm (--)
Biei26.8℃ (15.9℃)44.2mm (--)
Furano27.6℃ (17.2℃)50.3mm (--)
Wakkanai22.3℃ (17.3℃)35.2mm (--)
Abashiri24.0℃ (16.8℃)30.3mm (--)
Utoro24.0℃ (15.6℃)39.3mm (--)
Nemuro21.2℃ (14.3℃)26.6mm (--)
Kushiro21.3℃ (15.5℃)31.4mm (--)
Obihiro26.3℃ (16.9℃)38.3mm (--)
Hakodate26.1℃ (19.3℃)46.2mm (--)

※ All figures are the average for 30 years of 1981-2010 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Hokkaido at this time seen in photos

August10, 2017: The natural hotspring-fed warm waters of Kamuiwakka Falls draw visitors to walk through its waters, Shiretoko, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

August10, 2017: The natural hotspring-fed warm waters of Kamuiwakka Falls draw visitors to walk through its waters, Shiretoko, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

Weather and sunrise / sunset time

In Hokkaido, late July to early August is the hottest time of the year. The morning and evening low temperatures are often more than 10 degrees Celsius. You will not feel very cold unless you go to mountainous areas.

However, Hokkaido is cooler than Tokyo or Osaka. It is recommended that you bring a long sleeve cardigan and so on.

The sunrise time in Sapporo in early August is about 4:29, and the sunset time is about 18:52.

The sunrise time at Nemuro located on the east side of Hokkaido is about 4:11 and the sunset time is about 18:36.

 

Hokkaido weather in the middle of August

Weather data in Hokkaido (middle of August)

Highest temperature

(Lowest temperature)

Total precipitation

(Total snowfall depth)

Sapporo26.5℃ (19.2℃)30.8mm (--)
Otaru25.9℃ (18.6℃)30.2mm (--)
Asahikawa26.5℃ (17.0℃)34.8mm (--)
Biei26.2℃ (15.2℃)39.4mm (--)
Furano26.8℃ (16.5℃)38.8mm (--)
Wakkanai22.6℃ (17.5℃)31.3mm (--)
Abashiri23.4℃ (16.7℃)31.3mm (--)
Utoro23.3℃ (15.2℃)32.5mm (--)
Nemuro20.7℃ (14.9℃)40.5mm (--)
Kushiro21.3℃ (15.7℃)41.1mm (--)
Obihiro25.1℃ (16.6℃)44.9mm (--)
Hakodate25.8℃ (18.9℃)41.3mm (--)

※ All figures are the average for 30 years of 1981-2010 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Hokkaido at this time seen in photos

Every year in the middle of August, the Bon festival dance is held at the Odori Park in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Every year in the middle of August, the Bon festival dance is held at the Odori Park in Sapporo, Hokkaido

Weather and sunrise / sunset time

In mid-August, the people of Hokkaido gather with their families to visit their ancestors' graves, just like other Japanese. And summer festival called Bon festival dance is held in various places. You can, for example, participate in the Bon festival dance at Odori Park, the center of Sapporo.

However, in Hokkaido, you can also feel the signs of autumn at this time. During the day the maximum temperature is slightly lower. Cool days increase especially in mountainous areas.

The sunrise time in Sapporo in the middle of August is about 4:39, and the sunset time is about 18:38.

The sunrise time at Nemuro located on the east side of Hokkaido is about 4:22 and the sunset time is about 18:22.

 

Hokkaido weather in late August

Weather data in Hokkaido (late August)

Highest temperature

(Lowest temperature)

Total precipitation

(Total snowfall depth)

Sapporo25.7℃ (18.4℃)54.5mm (--)
Otaru25.1℃ (17.8℃)50.3mm (--)
Asahikawa25.3℃ (15.8℃)54.4mm (--)
Biei24.7℃ (14.0℃)59.3mm (--)
Furano25.4℃ (15.3℃)59.7mm (--)
Wakkanai22.0℃ (17.0℃)49.5mm (--)
Abashiri23.0℃ (16.3℃)39.4mm (--)
Utoro22.6℃ (14.7℃)47.5mm (--)
Nemuro20.4℃ (14.8℃)53.8mm (--)
Kushiro21.0℃ (15.4℃)58.4mm (--)
Obihiro24.4℃ (15.8℃)56.0mm (--)
Hakodate25.4℃ (18.1℃)66.2mm (--)

※ All figures are the average for 30 years of 1981-2010 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Hokkaido at this time seen in photos

August 28,2018. Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse and Hakodate Factory, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

August 28,2018. Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse and Hakodate Factory, Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan = Shutterstock

Weather and sunrise / sunset time

Even in late August, there are days when the daytime maximum temperature reaches around 30 degrees Celsius. In the flower fields in the tourist areas, beautiful summer flowers will continue to welcome you.

However, in mountain areas such as Daisetsuzan, cool days increase. If you are going to the mountainous area, be sure to bring a cardigan or other jacket as well as a short sleeved shirt.

The sunrise time in Sapporo in late August is about 4:50, and the sunset time is about 18:23.

Sunrise time at Nemuro located on the east side of Hokkaido is about 4:33 and sunset time is about 18:06.

 

 

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