Best Time To Visit Sapporo-shi

Sapporo has a continental humid weather. Unlike other regions in Japan, the Hokkaido region does not receive rain in Summer season. The summers in Sapporo are generally warm and pleasant and the winter temperature is well below zero.

  • Summer (June - August):  Is Summer season and the capital city of Hokkaido is an exception to the rainy summers in the rest of Japan. The warm weather sets in from April and gets hotter with peak season from June to August. The average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius during the late summer months but the temperatures can escalate to 36 degrees as well.
  • Fall (September - November): Is the Fall or Autumn season and sees a temperature drop to around 12 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter (December - February): Is peak winter season with heavy snowfall, dry climate and and average temperature of -3 degrees Celsius. Owing to the iconic festivals in the month of February, this time is ideal to travel to Sapporo.
  • Spring (March - April): Is spring season with temperatures barley touching 8 degrees Celsius.

Unlike any other places, the best time to visit Sapporo is in February when the Sapporo Snow festival is in full swing.

17-Jan-2019
Today 17 Jan

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Snow (3–8 cm.) in the morning and afternoon and breezy throughout the day.

Wind:5.7 m/s

Humidity:67%

Precipitation:0.19%

  • Fri 18 Jan
    26 | 24

    Light snow (< 1 cm.) in the morning and breezy until afternoon.

  • Sat 19 Jan
    31 | 20

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 20 Jan
    29 | 23

    Snow (4–9 cm.) starting in the afternoon.

  • Mon 21 Jan
    26 | 23

    Snow (3–7 cm.) in the morning.

  • Tue 22 Jan
    32 | 23

    Foggy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 23 Jan
    30 | 23

    Light snow (1–2 cm.) in the morning.

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Jan

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: 7℉

Maximum temperature: 39℉

Feb

Average temperature: 28℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 41℉

Mar

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Apr

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

May

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Jun

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jul

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Sep

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Oct

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

Nov

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Dec

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Highest temperature in Sapporo-shi is recorded as 89.6℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Sapporo-shi is recorded as 6.8℉ in January.

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Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Mar

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Apr

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

May

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Aug

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Sep

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Nov

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Dec

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Most humid month in Sapporo-shi is July.

Least humid month in Sapporo-shi is April.

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