Best Time To Visit Nikko - Time To Go To Nikko

Nikko can be visited throughout the year but best visited during autumn. Being popular for its colouring season or koyo, autumn is the best time to visit Nikko. The city experiences humid continental climate through the year, with cold winters, even observing snow and summers that are mild yet wet. Given its altitude of 1298m above sea level, Nikko tends to be cooler than its nearby parts of Honshu.

  • Spring(February - April): Spring is observed in Nikko during the months of February to April, albeit short-lived. The average temperatures range from -4.3 to 4.9 degrees Celsius.
  • Summer(May - September): May to September is summer in Nikko. The temperatures are at their most pleasant during this time, with the average range being 9 to 18 degrees Celsius.
  • Autumn(October - November): October and November is autumn in Nikko. This is the best time to visit Nikki, given the vivid beauty of the foliage around. The average temperature ranges from 8.5 to 3.7 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter(December - January): December and January are the coldest months in Nikko, even receiving snowfall. The temperatures fall to -4 degrees Celsius.

Climate in Nikko

Know weather for your travel dates:

17-Oct-2018
Today 17 Oct

67

53

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:1.35 m/s

Humidity:63%

Precipitation:0.07%

  • Thu 18 Oct
    65 | 50

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 19 Oct
    58 | 52

    Rain overnight.

  • Sat 20 Oct
    61 | 40

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 21 Oct
    67 | 40

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Mon 22 Oct
    65 | 43

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Tue 23 Oct
    65 | 51

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Nikko

Average Temperature in Nikko by month

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  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 52℉

Feb

Average temperature: 37℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Mar

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Apr

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

May

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jun

Average temperature: 65℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Jul

Average temperature: 76℉

Minimum temperature: 64℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 88℉

Sep

Average temperature: 67℉

Minimum temperature: 50℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Oct

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Nov

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Dec

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

Highest temperature in Nikko is recorded as 89.6℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Nikko is recorded as 21.2℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Nikko by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Feb

Average Humidity: 55%

Minimum Humidity: 41%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Mar

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Apr

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

May

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 43%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jun

Average Humidity: 74%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Jul

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Aug

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Sep

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Oct

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 99%

Nov

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Dec

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Most humid month in Nikko is August.

Least humid month in Nikko is February.

Best time to visit Nikko Attractions in October

  • Best time to visit Nikko Tosho-gu in Nikko
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Nikko National Park in Nikko
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Taiyuinbyo Shrine in Nikko
    • Everyday : 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Yudaki Falls in Nikko
    • Everyday : 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM